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  • Barron Montenegro, Rocío; Rivera, Dácil; Serrano Castillo, María Jesús; García, Rodrigo; Álvarez, Diana M.; Benavides, Julio; Arredondo, Fernanda; Álvarez, Francisca P.; Bastías, Roberto; Ruiz Philipps, Soledad Alejandra; Hamilton-West Miranda, Christopher Norman; Castro Nallar, Eduardo; Moreno-Switt, Andrea I. (Frontiers Media, 2022)
    Salmonella spp. is a relevant foodborne pathogen with worldwide distribution. To mitigate Salmonella infections, bacteriophages represent an alternative to antimicrobials and chemicals in food animals and food in general. ...
  • Valdés Rebolledo, Fabrizzio; Villanueva Villanueva, Valeria; Durán Durán, Emerson; Campos Espinoza, Francisca; Avendaño Alarcón, Constanza; Sánchez Olate, Manuel; Domingoz Araujo, Chaneta; Valenzuela Venegas, Carolina (MDPI, 2022)
    Simple Summary Currently, there is a wide variety of insect-based pet foods and treats; however, there are several questions about the nutritional contribution of insects for dogs and cats, their health effects, safety ...
  • Pizarro, Guadalupe; Alavia, Wilson; González, Karen; Díaz, Héctor; Marambio, Oscar G.; Martin Trasanco, Rudy; Sánchez, Sánchez; Oyarzún, Diego P.; Neira Carrillo, Andrónico (MDPI, 2022)
    Recent progress in the field of photosensitive materials has prompted a need to develop efficient methods to synthesize materials with basic intermolecular architectural designs and novel properties. Accordingly, in this ...
  • García Peña, Gabriel E.; Rubio Carrasco, André Víctor; Mendoza, Hugo; Fernández, Miguel; Milholland, Matthew T.; Aguirre, A. Alonso; Suzán, Gerardo; Zambrana Torrelio, Carlos (Royal Soc, England, 2021)
    Land-use change has a direct impact on species survival and reproduction, altering their spatio-temporal distributions. It acts as a selective force that favours the abundance and diversity of reservoir hosts and affects ...
  • Yánez, José M.; Xu, Peng; Carvalheiro, Roberto; Hayes, Ben (Wiley, 2022)
    The increasing global demand for food, due to the continuous growth of human population, requires improvements in the efficiency and sustainability of animal production systems. In addition, several challenges facing farming ...
  • Pavez Muñoz, Erika Isabel; Fernández Sanhueza, Bastián Ignacio; Urzúa Encina, Constanza Andrea; Galarce, Nicolás; Alegría Morán, Raúl Alejandro (MDPI, 2021)
    In the Metropolitana region of Chile there are 3836 backyard production systems (BPS), characterized as small-scale systems. They act as a source of zoonotic pathogens, such as Salmonella enterica and Shiga toxin-producing ...
  • Di Pillo, Francisca; Baumberger, Cecilia; Salazar Llanos, Carla; Galdames Alarcón, Pablo; Ruiz, Soledad; Sharp, Bridgett; Freiden, Pamela; Tan, Shaoyuan; Schultz-Cherry, Stacey; Hamilton-West Miranda, Christopher; Jiménez Bluhm, Pedro (MDPI, 2022)
    Little is known about the prevalence of avian influenza viruses (AIV) in wildlife and domestic animals in Polynesia. Here, we present the results of active AIV surveillance performed during two sampling seasons in 2019 on ...
  • Muñoz, Camila; Villalobos, Rodrigo; Peralta, Alejandra María Teresa; Morales, Rodrigo; Urrutia, Natalie Louise; Ungerfeld, Emilio Mauricio (MDPI, 2021)
    Research is ongoing to find nutritional methane (CH4 ) mitigation strategies with persistent effects that can be applied to grazing ruminants. Lipid addition to dairy cow diets has shown potential as means to decrease ...
  • Pávez Muñoz, Erika; Fernández Sanhueza, Bastián Ignacio; Urzúa Encina, Constanza; Galarce, Nicolás; Alegría Morán, Raúl Alejandro (MDPI, 2021)
    In the Metropolitana region of Chile there are 3836 backyard production systems (BPS), characterized as small-scale systems. They act as a source of zoonotic pathogens, such as Salmonella enterica and Shiga toxin-producing ...
  • Mena, Juan; Tapia, Rodrigo; Verdugo, Claudio; Avendaño Carvajal, Luis Fidel; Parra Castro, Paulina; Medina, Rafael A.; Barriga Pinto, Gonzalo Andrés; Neira Ramírez, Víctor Manuel (Nature, 2021)
    Understanding the diversity and circulation dynamics of seasonal influenza viruses is key to public health decision-making. The limited genetic information of pre-pandemic seasonal IAVs in Chile has made it difficult to ...
  • Flores Olivares, Carlos Andrés Felipe; Ariyama Takenaka, Naomi; Bennett Laso, Benjamín; Mena, Juan; Verdugo, Claudio; Mor, Sunil; Brito, Barbara; Ramírez Toloza, Galia Andrea; Neira Ramírez, Víctor Manuel (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    Porcine Astrovirus (PoAstV) causes mild diarrhea in young pigs and is considered an emerging virus in the swine industry worldwide. PoAstV has high genetic diversity and has been classified into five genetic lineages, ...
  • Ramírez Toloza, Galia Andrea; Aguilar Guzmán, Lorena Andrea; Valck Calderón, Carolina Eliana; Menon, Smrithi S.; Ferreira, Viviana P.; Ferreira, Arturo (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    Chagas’ disease is a zoonotic parasitic ailment now affecting more than 6 million people, mainly in Latin America. Its agent, the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, is primarily transmitted by endemic hematophagous triatomine ...
  • Hernández, María del Carmen; Rubio Carrasco, Andre Víctor; Barja, Isabel (MDPI, 2021)
    Even though behavioural and physiological reactions to predation risk exhibited by prey species have received considerable attention in scientific journals, there are still many questions still unsolved. Our aim was to ...
  • Di Cataldo, Sophia; Cevidanes, Aitor; Ulloa Contreras, Claudia Andrea; Sacristán, Irene; Peñaloza Madrid, Diego; Vianna, Juliana; González Acuña, Daniel; Sallaberry Pincheira, Nicole; Cabello, Javier; Napolitano, Constanza; Hidalgo Hermoso, Ezequiel; Acosta Jamett, Gerardo; Millán, Javier (MDPI, 2021)
    Blood samples of 626 rural dogs, 140 Andean foxes (Lycalopex culpaeus), and 83 South American grey foxes (L. griseus) from six bioregions of Chile spanning 3000 km were screened for Mycoplasma DNA by conventional PCR and ...
  • Ariyama Takenaka, Naomi; Agüero, Belén; Valdés, Valentina; Berríos, Felipe; Bucarey, Sergio; Mor, Sunil; Brito, Bárbara; Neira Ramírez, Víctor Manuel (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    Porcine Circovirus 2 (PCV2) can cause multiple clinical conditions known as porcine circovirus-associated diseases (PCVAD). Before the wide availability of PCV2 vaccines, PCVAD resulted in significant losses to the global ...
  • Ramírez Toloza, Galia; Aguilar Guzmán, Lorena; Valck Calderón, Carolina; Menon, Smrithi S.; Ferreira, Viviana P.; Ferreira, Arturo (Frontiers Media, 2021)
    Chagas' disease is a zoonotic parasitic ailment now affecting more than 6 million people, mainly in Latin America. Its agent, the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi, is primarily transmitted by endemic hematophagous triatomine ...
  • Millanao, Ana R.; Mora, Aracely; Villagra, Nicolás A.; Bucarey Vivanco, Sergio Antonio; Hidalgo, Alejandro A. (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 2021)
    Broad antibacterial spectrum, high oral bioavailability and excellent tissue penetration combined with safety and few, yet rare, unwanted effects, have made the quinolones class of antimicrobials one of the most used in ...
  • Avendaño, Constanza; Vidal, Sonia; Villamizar Sarmiento, María Gabriela; Guzmán, Miguel; Hidalgo Olate, Hector Anibal; Lapierre Acevedo, Lisette Nicole; Valenzuela Venegas, Carolina Paz; Sáenz Iturriaga, Leonardo Enrique (MDPI, 2021)
    The aim of this study was to develop and characterize Salmonella enterica serovar Infantis (S. Infantis) cochleates protected by encapsulation technology as a potential vaccine and to determine its safety in pullets. ...
  • Muñoz Leal, Sebastián Alejandro; Silva de la Fuente, María Carolina; Barros Battesti, Darci Moraes; Guglielmone, Alberto Alejandro; Venzal, José Manuel; Nava, Santiago; Sepúlveda, María Soledad; Tkach, Vasyl; Kinsella, Mike; Fuentes Castillo, Danny; Llanos Soto, Sebastián; Grandón Ojeda, Alexandra; Celis Hidalgo, José Enrique; Espejo, Winfred; Jara Carrasco, Solange Elena; Azat, Claudio; Fernandes Martins, Thiago; Bahia Labruna, Marcelo; Briceño Urzua, Cristóbal; Figueroa, Ricardo Antonio; Corales Stappung, Soraya; Moreno, Lucila (Brazilian Coll Veterinary Parasitology, 2021)
  • Cáceres, Pablo; Barría, Agustín; Christensen, Kris A.; Bassini Ney, Liane; Correa, Katharina; García, Baltasar; Lhorente Causade, Jean Paul; Yáñez López, José Manuel (Nature Research, Germany, 2021)
    Sea lice (Caligus rogercresseyi) is an ectoparasite which causes major production losses in the salmon aquaculture industry worldwide. Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) are two of the ...

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