About the Authors

Ibeth Romero, Jair Téllez, Yazmín Suárez, Maria Cardona, Roger Figueroa, Nancy Gore Saravia
Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Médicas (CIDEIM), Cali, Colombia

Adrian Zelazny
Microbiology Service, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

jaircinio@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IR JT AZ NGS. Performed the experiments: IR JT YS MC RF. Analyzed the data: IR JT YS MC RF AZ NGS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IR JT YS MC RF AZ NGS. Wrote the paper: IR JT YS MC RF AZ NGS.