About the Authors

Juan David Ramírez

Affiliation Centro de investigaciones en Microbiología y Parasitología Tropical (CIMPAT), Facultad de Ciencias, Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Felipe Guhl

fguhl@uniandes.edu.co

Affiliation Centro de investigaciones en Microbiología y Parasitología Tropical (CIMPAT), Facultad de Ciencias, Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Lina María Rendón

Affiliation Centro de investigaciones en Microbiología y Parasitología Tropical (CIMPAT), Facultad de Ciencias, Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Fernando Rosas

Affiliation Electrofisiología, Clínica Abood Shaio, Bogotá, Colombia

Jose A. Marin-Neto

Affiliation Cardiology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Medical School of Ribeirao Preto, Universidad de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Carlos A. Morillo

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Cardiology Division, McMaster University, PHRI-HHSC, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JDR FG. Performed the experiments: JDR LMR. Analyzed the data: JDR FG FR JAMN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CAM. Wrote the paper: JDR FG. Analyzed the statistical data: JAMN. Made several contributions and suggestions to the manuscript: JAMN.