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    • Candidiasis invasoras en recién nacidos: diagnóstico, tratamiento y prevención 

      Izquierdo Copiz, Giannina; Santolaya De Pablo, María Elena (Sociedad Chilena de Infectología, 2014)
      Invasive fungal infections have become an increasingly common problem in neonatal intensive care units (NICU). Invasive candidiasis (IC) is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality rates, especially in ...
    • Caracterización de los episodios de neutropenia febril en niños con leucemia mieloide aguda y leucemia linfoblástica aguda 

      Ducasse, Karen; Fernández, José P.; Salgado Muñoz, Carmen; Álvarez, Ana M.; Avilés, Carmen L.; Becker, Ana; Topelberg, Santiago; Tordecilla Cadiu, Juan; Varas P., Mónica; Villarroel, Milena; Viviani, Tamara; Zubieta, Marcela; Santolaya de Pablo, María Elena (Sociedad Chilena de Infectología, 2014)
      Leukemia is the most common cancer in Chilean children. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is more prevalent and longer survival compared to acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Aims: To describe episodes of febrile neutropenia ...
    • Comparación de las técnicas de reacción de polimerasa en cadena en tiempo real y antigenemia para la detección de citomegalovirus en sangre de niños sometidos a trasplantes 

      Farfán, Mauricio J.; Torres Torretti, Juan Pablo; Vergara A., Alejandra; Donoso W., Gloria; Alba G., Andrea; Paris D., Claudia; Santolaya de Pablo, María Elena (SOC CHILENA INFECTOLOGIA, 2011-04)
      Background: Cytomegal virus (CMV) infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality in transplant recipient. To date, the antigenemia assay is the most used technique for diagnostic and management of CMV ...
    • A consensus statement: meningococcal disease among infants, children and adolescents in Latin America 

      Rüttimann, Ricardo Walter; Gentile, Ángela; Macías Parra, Mercedes; Sáez Llorens, Xavier; Palazzi Safadi, Marco Aurelio; Santolaya de Pablo, María Elena (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014)
      Invasive meningococcal disease is a serious infection that occurs worldwide. Neisseria meningitidis remains one of the leading causes of bacterial meningitis in all ages. Despite the availability of safe and effective vaccines ...
    • Epidemiology of Candidemia in Latin America: A Laboratory-Based Survey 

      Nucci, Marcio; Queiroz Telles, Flavio; Alvarado Matute, Tito; Tiraboschi, Iris Nora; Cortés, Jorge; Zurita, Jeannete; Guzmán Blanco, Manuel; Santolaya de Pablo, María Elena; Thompson, Luis; Sifuentes Osornio, José; Echevarría, Juan I.; Colombo, Arnaldo L. (Plos One, 2013-03)
      Background: The epidemiology of candidemia varies depending on the geographic region. Little is known about the epidemiology of candidemia in Latin America. Methods: We conducted a 24-month laboratory-based survey of ...
    • Meningitis neumocóccica por serotipo 19 A, de curso fatal. ¿Un caso prevenible? 

      Rivacoba Rojas, María Carolina; Cofré Guerra, José; Santolaya De Pablo, María Elena (Sociedad Chilena de Infectología, 2016)
      Invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) remains as an important cause of morbidity in the world and in our country, while in Chile the incidence has decreased after the incorporation of the 10 valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, ...
    • Prospective Evaluation of a Model of Prediction of Invasive Bacterial Infection Risk among Children with Cancer, Fever, and Neutropenia 

      Santolaya de Pablo, María Elena; Alvarez, Ana M.; Avilés, Carmen L.; Becker, Ana; Cofré, José; Enríquez, N.; O'Ryan Gallardo, Miguel; Payá, Ernesto; Salgado, Carmen; Silva, Pamela; Tordecilla, Juan; Varas P., Mónica; Villarroel, Milena; Viviani, Tamara; Zubieta, Marcela (2002)
      A risk prediction model for invasive bacterial infection (IBI) was prospectively evaluated among children presenting with cancer, fever, and neutropenia. The model incorporated assessment of 5 previously identified risk ...
    • Prospective Validation of a Risk Prediction Model for Severe Sepsis in Children With Cancer and High-risk Febrile Neutropenia 

      Santolaya de Pablo, María Elena; Alvarez, Ana M.; Avilés, Carmen L.; Becker, Ana; Venegas, Marcela; O'Ryan Gallardo, Miguel; Salgado, Carmen; Topelberg, Santiago; Tordecilla, Juan; Varas, Mónica; Villarroel, Milena; Viviani, Tamara; Zubieta, Marcela; Maza León, Verónica de la; Vergara, Alejandra; Farfán, Mauricio J.; Torres Torretti, Juan Pablo (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013)
      Background: We previously created a risk prediction model for severe sepsis not clinically apparent during the first 24 hours of hospitalization in children with high-risk febrile neutropenia (HRFN), which identified 3 ...
    • Recommendations for the diagnosis of candidemia in Latin America 

      Lopes Colomboa, Arnaldo; Cortes, Jorge Alberto; Zurita, Jeannete; Guzman Blanco, Manuel; Alvarado Matute, Tito; Queiroz Telles, Flavio de; Santolaya de Pablo, María Elena; Tiraboschi, Iris Nora; Echevarría, Juan; Sifuentes, José; Thompson Moya, Luis; Nucci, Marcio (Elsevier, 2013)
      tCandidemia is one of the most frequent opportunistic mycoses worldwide. Limited epidemiologicalstudies in Latin America indicate that incidence rates are higher in this region than in the NorthernHemisphere. Diagnosis is ...
    • Recommendations for the management of candidemia in adults in Latin America 

      Nucci, Marcio; Thompson Moya, Luis; Guzman Blanco, Manuel; Tiraboschi, Iris Nora; Cortes, Jorge Alberto; Echevarría, Juan; Sifuentes, José; Zurita, Jeannete; Santolaya de Pablo, María Elena; Alvarado Matute, Tito; Queiroz Telles, Flavio de; Lopes Colombo, Arnaldo (Elsevier, 2013)
      Candidemia is one of the most frequent opportunistic mycoses worldwide. Limited epidemiological studies in Latin America indicate that incidence rates are higher in this region than in the Northern Hemisphere. Diagnosis ...
    • Recommendations for the management of candidemia in neonates in Latin America 

      Santolaya de Pablo, María Elena; Alvarado Matute, Tito; Queiroz Telles, Flavio de; Lopes Colombo, Arnaldo; Zurita, Jeannete; Tiraboschi, Iris Nora; Cortes, Jorge Alberto; Thompson Moya, Luis; Gúzman Blanco, Manuel; Sifuentes, José; Echevarría, Juan; Nucci, Marcio (Elsevier, 2013)
      Candidemia is one of the most frequent opportunistic mycoses worldwide. Limited epidemiological studies in Latin America indicate that incidence rates are higher in this region than in the Northern Hemisphere. Diagnosis ...
    • Tratamiento exitoso de una mucormicosis rinocerebral persistente en un paciente pediátrico durante el debut de una leucemia aguda 

      Cofré, Fernanda; Villarroel Cickovic, Milena; Castellón, Loreto; Santolaya de Pablo, María Elena (Sociedad Chilena de Infectología, 2015)
      The fungi of the order Mucorales cause mucormycosis, which usually presents as an invasive fungal disease with rapid angioinvasion in immunocompromised patients. Rhinocerebral is the most common presentation. The lipid ...