About the Authors

Tomas Duffy, Margarita Bisio, Juan Miguel Burgos, Mariano Jorge Levin, Alejandro Gabriel Schijman
Laboratorio de Biología Molecular de la Enfermedad de Chagas, Instituto de Investigaciones en Ingeniería Genética y Biología Molecular (INGEBI-CONICET), Buenos Aires, Argentina

Jaime Altcheh, Hector Freilij
Parasitology Unit of the “Ricardo Gutierrez” Children's Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mirta Diez, Roberto Rene Favaloro
Transplant Unit of the Instituto de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular, Fundación “René Favaloro”, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Corresponding Author

schijman@dna.uba.ar

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TD JA MD MJL RRF HF AGS. Performed the experiments: TD MB JMB. Analyzed the data: TD MJL AGS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JA MD MJL RRF HF AGS. Wrote the paper: TD AGS.