Las publicaciones de nuestros investigadores son:


  • Protected areas effectiveness under climate change: a latitudinal distribution projection of an endangered mountain ungulate along the Andes Range. Riquelme, C. , Estay, S.A. , López, R. , Pastore, H. , Soto-Gamboa, M. , Corti, P.  PeerJ.


  • High intraspecific variability of Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto in Chile. Alvarez-Rojas, C. A., Ebi, D. , Roa, J. C., Cortés, S., Paredes, R., Urriola, N., Arias, F., Perez, L., Acosta-Jamett, G., Gauci, C., Tomig, T.Scheerlinck, J. P.  & Lightowlers, M. Parasitology International 66:112-115. 2017.
  • Occurrence of canine hemotropic mycoplasmas in domestic dogs from urban and rural areas of the Valdivia province, southern Chile. Soto, F., Walker, R., Sepulveda, M., Bittencourt, P., Acosta-Jamett, G. & Müller, A. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 50:70-77. 2017.
  • Avian Tuberculosis in a Lady Amherst’s Pheasant. Alvarez, P., Moroni, M. & Verdugo, C. Austral Journal of Veterinary Sciences 49, 213:215. 2017.
  • Infection of Borrelia chilensis in Ixodes stillesi ticks collected from Pudu puda deer. Verdugo, C., Jiménez, O., Hernandez, C., Álvarez, P., Espinoza, A. & González-Acuña, D. Ticks and Tick-borne diseases 8(5):733-740. 2017.
  • A genetic signature of the evolution of loss of flight in the Galapagos cormorant. Burga, A., Wang, W., Ben-David, E., Wolf, P.C., Ramey, A.M., Verdugo, C., Lyon, K., Parker, P.G. & Kruglyak, L. Science 356(6341):921. 2017.
  • Identification of a novel clade of avulaviruses in Antarctic Penguins. Neira, V., Barriga, G., Verdugo, C., Mor, S., Fei Fan Ng, T., Del Río, J., Tapia, R., García, V., Rodrigues, P., Briceño, C., Medina, R.A. & González-Acuña, D. Emerging Infectious Diseases 23(7):1212-1214. 2017.
  • Characterization of 11 microsatellite DNA markers from the Neotropic cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus). Rodrigues, P., Micael, J., Hernandez, C. & Verdugo, C. Avian Biology Research 10(1):45-48. 2017.
  • Complete mitochondrial genome of the Neotropic cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus). Rodrigues, P., Alvarez, P. & Verdugo, C. Mitochondrial DNA Part A 28(3):401-402. 2017.


  • Abscence of convincing evidence of Coxiella burnetii infection in Chile: a cross-sectional serosurvey among healthy adults in four different regions. Weitzel, T., López, J., Acosta-Jamett, G., Edouard, S., Parola. P. & Abarca, K. BMC Infectious Diseases 16:541. 2016.
  • Genetic diversity and phylogeography of highly zoonotic Echinococcus granulosus genotype G1 in the Americas (Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico) based on 8279 bp of mtDNA. Laurimäe, T., Kinkar, L., Andresiuk, V., Haag; K. L., Ponce-Gordo, F., Acosta-Jamett, G., Garate, T., González, L. M. & Saarma, U. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 45:290-296. 2016.
  • First meeting “Cystic echinococcosis in Chile, update in alternatives for control and diagnostics in animals and humans”. Alvarez-Rojas, C.A. Fredes, F., Torres, M., Acosta-Jamett, G., Alvarez, J.F., Pavletic, C., Paredes, R. & Cortes, S. Parasites & Vectors 9:502. 2016.
  • Andrographis paniculata decreases fatigue in patients with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis: A 12-month double-blind placebo-controlled pilot study. Bertoglio, J.C., Baumgartner, M., Palma, R., Ciampi, E., Carcamo, C., Cáceres, D.D., Acosta-Jamett, G., Hancke J.L. & Burgos R.A. BMC Neurology 16:77. 2016.
  • Prevalence, risk factor analysis and haematological findings of feline haemoplasma infection in domestic cats from southern Chile. Walker-Vergara, R., Morera-Galleguillos, F., Gómez-Jaramillo, M., Pereira-Almosny, N. R., Arauna-Martínez, P., Grob-Behne, P., Acosta-Jamett, G. & Müller-Pereira, A. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 46:20-26. 2016.
  • Sarcoptic mange in a chilla fox (Lycalopex griseus), Chile. Verdugo, C., Espinoza, A., Moroni, M., Valderrama, R. & Hernandez, C. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. Accepted. 2016.
  • Predicting the potential distribution of the Endangered huemul deer Hippocamelus bisulcus in North Patagonia. Oryx,  10.1017/S0030605315001106. Quevedo, P., von Hardenberg, A., Pastore, A., Álvarez, J. & Corti, P. 2016.
  • Flea and ticks species from dogs in urban and rural áreas in four regions in Chile. Abarca, K, Gárate, D., López, J. & Acosta-Jamett, G. Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria. 2016.


  • ENSO drives conflict between wild carnivores and livestock farmers in a semiarid area in Chile. Acosta-Jamett, G., Gutiérrez, J.R., Meserve, P.L., Kelt, D.A. & Previtalli, M.A. Journal of Arid Environment. 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2015.08.021. 2015.
  • Native forest replacement by exotic plantations triggers changes in prey selection of mesocarnivores. Moreira, D., Vergara, P., Boutin, S., Simonetti, J.A., Briceño, C. & Acosta-Jamett, G. Biological Conservation 192:258-267. 2015.
  • Echinococcus granulosus infection in foxes in Coquimbo district, Chile. Acosta-Jamett, G., Cleaveland, S. Cunningham, A. A., Bronsvoort, B. M. deC., Bradshaw, H. & Craig, P. Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria 47:1. 2015.
  • Spinal cord lesions in a cat infected with Gurltia paralysans. Vienenkötter, J., Hermosilla, C., Taubert, A., Herden, C., Gómez, M., Muñoz, P., Moroni, M., Mieres, M. & Acosta-Jamett G. Journal of Comparative Pathology ,152:80. 2015.
  • Serosurvey of canine distemper virus and canine parvovirus in wild canids and domestic dogs at the rural interface in the Coquimbo region, Chile. Acosta-Jamett G., Cleaveland, S. Cunningham, A.A. & Bronsvoort, B.M.deC. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 61:329-332. 2015.
  • Epidemiology of canine distemper and canine parvovirus in domestic dogs in urban and rural areas of the Araucanía region in Chile. Acosta-Jamett G., Surot, D., Cortés, M., Marambio, V., Valenzuela, C., Vallverdu, A. & Ward, M. Veterinary Microbiology, 178:260-264. 2015.
  • Increased dog population and potential for bat-borne rabies spillover in Chile in response to “Dog management, abundance and potential for bat-borne rabies spillover in Chile”. Astorga et al. Acosta-Jamett G. Prev. Vet. Med.118: 397-405. 2015.


  • Blood mineral concentrations in the endangered huemul deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus) from Chilean Patagonia. Chihuailaf, R., Stevenson, V., Saucedo, C. & Corti, P. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50: 146-149. 2014.
  • Prevalence and risk factors for echinococcal infection in a rural area of northern Chile: a household-based cross-sectional studyAcosta-Jamett G., Weitzel, T., Adones, C., Bahamonde, A., Abarca, K., Craig, P.S., Reiter-Owona, I. & Boufana, B. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases. 8(8): e3090. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003090. 2014.


  • Clinical, imaging, and pathologic characteristics of Gurltia paralysans myelopathy in domestic cats from Chile. Mieres, M., Gómez, M., Lillo, C., Rojas, M., Moroni, M., Miñoz, P., Acosta-Jamett, G. & Wiegand, R. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound. 54(3): 237-244., ISI, 2013.
  • Rickettsia felis in Rhipicephalus sanguineus from two distant Chilean citiesAbarca K., Lopez J., Acosta-Jamett G. & Martinez-Valdebenito C. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 13:607-609, ISI, 2013.
  • Challenges Encountered During the Veterinary Disaster Response: An Example from Chile. Garde E., Pérez G., Acosta-Jamett G. and Bronsvoort B. M. de C. Animals, 3: 1073-1085; doi: 10.3390/ani3041073, ISI, 2013.
  • Characteristics of a canine distemper virus outbreak in Dichato, Chile following the February 2010 earthquake. Garde E., Pérez G., Acosta-Jamett G. and Bronsvoort B. M. de C. Animals, 3: 843-854; doi: 10.3390/ani3030843, ISI, 2013.
  • Review of the risks of canine zoonoses in developing regions, from free-roaming dogs in the post-disaster settingGarde E., Acosta-Jamett G. and Bronsvoort B. M., de C. Animals, 3: 855-865; doi: 10.3390/ani3030855, ISI, 2013.
  • Refugia in Patagonian fjords and the eastern Andes during the Last Glacial Maximum revealed by huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) phylogeographical patterns and genetic diversity. Marín, J.C., V. Varas, A. R. Vila, R. López, P. Orozco-terWengel and P. Corti. Journal of Biogeography, 40: 2285–2298. 2013.
  • Evidence of bovine viral diarrhea, but absence of infectious bovine rhinotracheitis and bovine brucellosis in the endangered huemul deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus) in Chilean Patagonia. Corti, P., C. Saucedo and P. Herrera. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 49: 744-746. 2013.


  • Surgical correction of degenerative lumbosacral stenosis in a puma (Puma concolor araucana). Verdugo C, Gómez M, Alvarado-Rybak M, Bustamante H, Cardona L. and Mieres M. Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria. 43 (3): 303-306, ISI , 2012.
  • Multiplexed microsatellite loci in American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos): A severely affected natural host of West Nile virus. Verdugo C., AM Clark., D Prakoso., LD Kramer. and MT Long. Infection, Genetics and Evolution 12: 1968-1974, ISI , 2012.
  • A third Amblyomma species and the first tick-borne rickettsia in Chile. Abarca K., López J., Acosta-Jamett G., Lepe P., Soares J. F. and Labruna M.B. Journal of Medical Entomology. 49: 219-222, ISI, 2012.
  • Development of eight microsatellite loci from the endangered huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) and cross-species amplification in six ther ungulate species. Shaffer A., Corti P., Coltman D., Marín J. and Davis C. Conservation Genetics Resources. 4: 571–573, ISI, 2012.


  • Urban domestic dog populations as a source of canine distemper virus for wild carnivores in the Coquimbo region of Chile. Acosta-Jamett G., Cleaveland S. Cunningham A. A. and Bronsvoort M. Veterinary Microbiology. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2011.05.008, ISI, 2011.
  • Direct colloid osmometry in healthy new world camelidsQuesada R., Mosley C., Gorman M., Verdugo C. and Cebra C. Veterinary Clinical Pathology. 40(2): 248-252, ISI , 2011.
  • Molecular divergence between insular and continental Pudu deer (Pudu puda) populations in the Chilean Patagonia. Fuentes-Hurtado M., Marín JC., Gonzalez-Acuna D., Verdugo C. and Vianna JA. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment. 46(1): 23-33, ISI, 2011.
  • Past bottlenecks and current population fragmentation of endangered huemul deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus): implications for preservation of genetic diversity. Corti P., A.B.A. Shafer, D.W. Coltman, and M. Festa-Bianchet. Conservation Genetics. 12: 119-128. 2011.


  • Learning to count: adapting population monitoring for endangered huemul deer to meet conservation objectives. Wittmer, H.U., P. Corti., C. Saucedo and J.L. Galaz. Oryx. 44: 516–522. 2010.
  • Dynamics of a small population of endangered huemul deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus) in Chilean Patagonia. Corti P., H.U. Wittmer, and M. Festa-Bianchet. Journal of Mammalogy. 91: 690-697. 2010.
  • Comparison of chemical immobilization methods in wild foxes (Pseudalopex griseus and P. culpaeus) in ChileAcosta-Jamet G., Astorga-Arancibia F. and Cunningham A. A. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 46:1204-1213., ISI, 2010.
  • Demography of domestic dogs in rural and urban areas in Coquimbo region of Chile and implications for disease transmission. Acosta-Jamett G., Cleaveland S., Cunningham A. A. and Bronsvoort M. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 94: 272-281, ISI, 2010.
  • Echinococcus granulosus infection in domestic dogs in urban and rural areas of the Coquimbo region, north-central Chile. Acosta-Jamett G., Cleaveland S. Cunningham A. A., Bronsvoort M., Bradshaw H., Craig P. Veterinary Parasitology 169: 117-122, ISI, 2010.
  • Echinococcus granulosus infection in human and livestock in the Coquimbo region, north-central Chile. Acosta-Jamett G., Cleaveland S. Cunningham A. A., Bronsvoort M., Bradshaw H. and Craig P. Veterinary Parasitology 169: 102-110, ISI, 2010.
  • Bioenergetics of torpor in the Microbiotheria marsupial, Monito del Monte (Dromiciops gliroides): the role of temperature and food availability. Nespolo R., Verdugo C., Cortés P. and Bacigalupe L. Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 180: 767-773, ISI, 2010.


  • First records of the louse Solenopotes binipilosus (Insecta: Phthiraptera) and mite Psoroptes ovis (Arachnida: Acari) from wild southern huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus). González-Acuña D., C. Saucedo, P. Corti, M.E. Casanueva, and A. Cicchino. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 45:1235-1238. 2009.
  • Long distance dispersal of a male puma (Puma concolor puma) in Patagonia. Elbroch, M., H.U. Wittmer, C. Saucedo and P. Corti. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural, 82:459-461. 2009.
  • Application of DNA forensic techniques for identifying poached guanacos (Lama guanicoe) in Chilean Patagonia. Marín, J.C., C. Saucedo, P. Corti and B. González. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 54: 1073-1076. 2009.


  • Short-term thermoregulatory adjustments in a South American anseriform, the black-necked swan (Cygnus melanocoryphus). Nespolo R., Artacho P., Verdugo C. and Castañeda LE. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 150: 366–368, ISI , 2008.


  • Using haematological parameters to infer the health and nutritional status of an endangered black-necked swan populationArtacho P., Soto-Gamboa M., Verdugo C. and Nespolo R. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 147: 1060-1066, ISI , 2007.
  • Blood biochemistry reveals malnutrition in black-necked swans (Cygnus melanocoryphus) living in a conservation priority area. Artacho P., Soto-Gamboa M., Verdugo C. and Nespolo R. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 146: 283-290, ISI, 2007.


  • Relationship between predation-risk factors and sexual segregation in Dall’s sheep (Ovis dalli dalli). Corti P. and D.M. Shackleton. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 80 (12): 2108-2117. 2002.
  • Effects of El Niño-Southern Oscillation on numbers of black-necked swans at Río Cruces Sanctuary, Chile. Schlatter, R.P., R.A. Navarro and P. Corti. Waterbirds, 25 (Suppl. 1): 114-122. 2002.
  • Feeding ecology of Black-necked swan Cygnus melancoryphus in two wetlands of southern Chile. Corti P. and R. Schlatter. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment, 37 (1): 9-14. 2002.