About the Authors

Matthew Yeo, Louisa A. Messenger, Michael D. Lewis, Martin S. Llewellyn, Nidia Acosta, Tapan Bhattacharyya, Michael A. Miles
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Isabel L. Mauricio
Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Lisboa, Portugal

Nidia Acosta
Departamento de Medicina Tropical, Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Nacional de Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay

Patricio Diosque
Unidad de Epidemiología Molecular (UEM), Instituto de Patología Experimental, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Salta, Argentina

Hernan J. Carrasco
Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Los Chaguaramos, Caracas, Venezuela

Corresponding Author

Matthew.yeo@lshtm.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MY MAM. Performed the experiments: MY LAM. Analyzed the data: MY LAM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MY LAM MDL MSL NA TB PD HJC. Wrote the paper: MY MAM. Input into design of experiments and technical advice: ILM.