Gabriel Orellana

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The conservation of data deficient species is often hampered by inaccurate species delimitation. The galaxiid fishes Aplochiton zebra and Aplochiton taeniatus are endemic to Patagonia (and for A. zebra the Falkland Islands), where they are threatened by invasive salmonids. Conservation of Aplochiton is complicated because species identification is hampered(More)
BACKGROUND In 1996 there was a massive lead poisoning in a southern rural community in Chile. The contamination source was a mill whose grinding stone was repaired with lead and contaminated the flour. AIM To assess the presence of sequelae ten years later, among subjects that were exposed to lead on that occasion. MATERIAL AND METHODS Cross sectional(More)
OBJECTIVE We undertook a microbiological study of purulent specimens from women with symptomatic breast abscesses. METHODS Fifty-one purulent samples were collected in 2 periods (December 1991-April 1992 and January 1994-June 1994) from nonpuerperal breast abscesses in 44 patients attending our hospital. RESULTS One of the most frequently isolated(More)
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