Jaime Montes

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A total of 523 bacterial strains were isolated during a 4-year period from mollusc hatcheries (flat oyster and clams) in Galicia (NW Spain). All of the strains were tested for their antibacterial activity against three larval pathogens (Vibrio anguillarum USC-72, V. neptunius PP-145.98, and Vibrio sp. PP-203). Of the isolates, 52 inhibited at least one of(More)
Haplosporidian spores from Ostrea edulis, previously described as Minchinia armoricana, were reexamined by light and electron microscopy. These spores were either free among host cells or enclosed in sporocysts. They contained two long epispore cytoplasm extensions (ECE), each possessing cytoskeletal structures corresponding to the filaments. After lysis(More)
Shellfish hatcheries are often affected by disease outbreaks. Three such episodes were investigated in different Galician hatcheries in order to establish the relationship between present microbiota and mortalities. Isolates were obtained from various parts of the hatcheries. Experimental tests for pathogenicity were carried out in microscale experiments(More)
The DAO1 gene of Trigonopsis variabilis encoding a D-amino acid oxidase (EC was isolated from genomic clones selected for their specific hybridization to synthetic oligodeoxyribonucleotide probes based on regions of the enzyme that have been conserved through evolution. The nucleotide sequence of the gene predicts a protein with similarities to(More)
Culture of native flat oysters Ostrea puelchana d'Orbigny in San Antonio Bay (San Matías Gulf, Argentina) began in 1995. After elevated mortality (33%) occurred in September 1996, 18 mo after immersion, histopathological analysis and evaluation of parasitic prevalence was carried out. In October 1997, after 31 mo of cultivation, cumulative mortality was(More)
INTRODUCTION Cystic tumors of the pancreas comprise 1% of all neoplasms of the pancreas and 10 to 15% of pancreatic cysts. There are a variety of cystic lesions, of which 90% is made up of serous cystadenomas, mucinous cystic neoplasms, intraductal mucinous neoplasms and solid pseudopapillary neoplasms. MATERIALS AND METHODS This study describes and(More)
We have reviewed clinically, morphologically, and immunophenotypically a series of 14 Epstein-Bar virus (EBV)+ cutaneous natural killer cell (NK)/T-cell lymphoma from Peru. Most (11 out of 14) of these cases fit well into the category of Hydroa vacciniforme-like lymphoma (HVLL), but 3 have a different clinical presentation, without facial involvement. In(More)
Rickettsia-like organisms (RLOs) were found in the commercially farmed abalone Haliotis tuberculata in the northwestern region of the Atlantic Coast of Spain and are described from light and transmission electron microscopy observations. The RLOs measured approximately 1.6 x 0.9 microm and were found in intracytoplasmic, spherical to ellipsoidal vacuoles(More)
OBJECTIVES Identify prognostic factors associated to total or proximal gastrectomy with or without splenectomy and / or distal pancreatectomy in patient with proximal gastric cancer. Evaluate the frequency of lymph node metastasis to the hilum and splenic artery, postoperative morbidity and mortality and the impact of lymphadenectomy of group 10 and 11 on(More)