Licenciado en Medicina, 1981, Universidad de Chile, Chile

Especialidad Médica:  Pediatría, 1987, Universidad de Chile, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Virus Respiratorios

Virus de la Inmunodeficiencia Humana

Publicaciones Recientes

1.- Luchsinger V, Ampuero S, Palomino MA, Chnaiderman J, Levican J. Gaggero A, Larrañaga CE. 2014. “Comparison of virological profiles of respiratory syncytial virus and rhinovirus in acute lower tract respiratory infections in very young Chilean infants, according to their clinical outcome”. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL VIROLOGY. ISSN: 1386-6532. IF: 3.016


2.- Tapia L, Ampuero S, Palomino MA, Luchsinger V, Aguilar N, Ayarza E, Mamani R, Larrañaga C.. 2013. “Respiratory syncytial virus infection and recurrent wheezing in Chilean infants: A genetic background?. INFECTION GENETICS AND EVOLUTION. ISSN: 1567-1348. IF:3.015


3.- Toriello, PV, Menichetti, CP, Buendia, CB. 2013. “Standard joint for the prevention of vertical transmission of HIV and syphilis infection” REVISTA CHILENA DE INFECTOLOGIA ISSN: 0716-1018 IF: 0497. (sCIELO)


4.- Ampuero, S , Luchsinger, V , Tapia L. 2011. “SP-A1, SP-A2 and SP-D gene polymorphisms in severe acute respiratory syncytial infection in Chilean infants” INFECTION GENETICS AND EVOLUTION. ISSN: 1567-1348. IF:3.015


5.- Miranda C, M, Torres, JP, Larranaga, C. 2011. “Meningomyelitis associated with infection by human herpes virus 7. Report of two cases” REVISTA MEDICA DE CHILE. ISSN: 0034-9887. IF: 0.304.


6.- Larranaga, CL , Ampuero, SL , Luchsinger, VF. 2009. “Impaired Immune Response in Severe Human Lower Tract Respiratory Infection by Respiratory Syncytial Virus”. PEDIATRIC INFECTIOUS DISEASE JOURNAL. ISSN: 0891-3668. IF: 2.723.


7.- Pena, A , Larranaga, C , Luchsinger, V. 2007. “Cytomegalovirus disease in HIV-1 infected Chilean children”. REVISTA CHILENA DE INFECTOLOGIA. ISSN: 0716-1018 IF: 0497. (sCIELO)


8.- Larranaga, C , Martinez, JH , Palomino, AM. 2007. “Molecular characterization of hospital-acquired adenovirus infantile respiratory infection in Chile using species-specific PCR assays” JOURNAL OF CLINICAL VIROLOGY. ISSN: 1386-6532. IF: 3.016


9.- Larranaga, C , Leon, O , Diaz, P. 2007. “Parvovirus B19 infection in Chile: Markers of infection and immunity in patients with clinical symptoms” JOURNAL OF MEDICAL VIROLOGY. ISSN: 1096-9071. IF: 2.347


10.- Gonzalez, B , Larranaga, C , Leon, O. 2007. “Parvovirus B19 may have a role in the pathogenesis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis” JOURNAL OF RHEUMATOLOGY. ISSN: 0315-162X. IF: 3.173