Publications by authors named "Katia Abarca"

68Publications

Scrub typhus in Tierra del Fuego: a tropical rickettsiosis in a subantarctic region.

Clin Microbiol Infect 2020 Nov 27. Epub 2020 Nov 27.

Departamento de Enfermedades Infecciosas e Inmunología Pediátricas, División de Pediatría, Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

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November 2020

Human seroepidemiology of Rickettsia and Orientia species in Chile - A cross-sectional study in five regions.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2020 11 1;11(6):101503. Epub 2020 Jul 1.

Departamento de Enfermedades Infecciosas e Inmunología Pediátricas, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile. Electronic address:

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November 2020

Identification of trombiculid mites (Acari: Trombiculidae) on rodents from Chiloé Island and molecular evidence of infection with Orientia species.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2020 01 23;14(1):e0007619. Epub 2020 Jan 23.

Departamento de Enfermedades Infecciosas e Inmunología Pediátricas, Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

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January 2020

Asthma and the Risk of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease: A Meta-analysis.

Pediatrics 2020 01 16;145(1). Epub 2019 Dec 16.

Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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January 2020

Yellow fever vaccination for Chilean tourists visiting Brazil. Practical considerations.

Rev Chilena Infectol 2018;35(5):587-590

Facultad de Medicina, Clínica Alemana, Universidad del Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile.

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August 2019

Scrub typhus risk in travelers to southern Chile.

Travel Med Infect Dis 2019 May - Jun;29:78-79. Epub 2019 Jan 9.

Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile. Electronic address:

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July 2019

Imported scrub typhus: first case in South America and review of the literature.

Trop Dis Travel Med Vaccines 2018 16;4:10. Epub 2018 Aug 16.

4Viral and Rickettsial Diseases Department, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD USA.

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August 2018

Canine seroprevalence to Orientia species in southern Chile: A cross-sectional survey on the Chiloé Island.

PLoS One 2018 6;13(7):e0200362. Epub 2018 Jul 6.

Departamento de Enfermedades Infecciosas e Inmunología Pediátricas, Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

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January 2019

Geographical distribution and phylogenetic analysis of Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato in northern and central Chile.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2018 05 5;9(4):792-797. Epub 2018 Mar 5.

Departamento de Enfermedades Infecciosas e Inmunología Pediátricas, Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile; Laboratorio de Infectología y Virología Molecular, Red Salud UC, Santiago, Chile; Millennium Institute on Immunology and Immunotherapy, Escuela de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile. Electronic address:

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May 2018

An Update on Host-Pathogen Interplay and Modulation of Immune Responses during Orientia tsutsugamushi Infection.

Clin Microbiol Rev 2018 04 31;31(2). Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Millennium Institute on Immunology and Immunotherapy, Departamento de Genética Molecular y Microbiología, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile

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April 2018

[Scrub typhus, an emerging infectious disease in Chile].

Rev Chilena Infectol 2018;35(6):696-699

Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Santiago, Chile.

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August 2019

[Nasal phaeohyphomycosis by Curvularia spicifera in pediatric patient with neutropenia and acute myeloid leukemia].

Rev Chilena Infectol 2017 Jun;34(3):280-286

Departamento de Enfermedades Infecciosas e Inmunología Pediátricas, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile,

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June 2017