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Esteban Chaves-Olarte Centro de Investigación en Enfermedades Tropicales, Facultad de Microbiología, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
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Carlos Chacón-Díaz Centro de Investigación en Enfermedades Tropicales, Facultad de Microbiología, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
1 protocol

Elías Barquero-Calvo Universidad Nacional
1 protocol

Edgardo Moreno
  • Programa de Investigación en Enfermedades Tropicales, Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica
  • 1 Author merit

Education

Ph.D. in Veterinary Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, 1979

Current position

Professor at the Veterinary School of the National University of Costa Rica

Member of the Graduate School of the UCR

Vice-president of the National Academy of Sciences of Costa Rica

Research focus: Edgardo Moreno’s research concentrates in the understanding of the immunology, pathobiology and epidemiology of brucellosis. His main studies are devoted to the mechanisms involved in Brucella intracellular life, virulence, vaccine development, adaptive and innate immunity in brucellosis, the diagnosis of the disease and in the evolution and taxonomy of the genus Brucella.

Publications

1 Protocol published
Bacterial Counts in Spleen
Authors:  Elías Barquero-Calvo, Carlos Chacón-Díaz, Esteban Chaves-Olarte and Edgardo Moreno, date: 11/05/2013, view: 10069, Q&A: 0
Bacterial loads can be determined as colony forming units (CFU) at any point of the infection by culturing spleen homogenates on agar plates. This is a reliable method for comparing the kinetics of infection in various mouse strains, estimating the ...