About the Authors

Miguel Reina Ortiz, Susana Benitez, Nely Broncano, Martha E. Chico, Maritza Vaca, Philip J. Cooper
Centro de Investigaciones, Fundación Ecuatoriana Para Investigación en Salud, Quinindé, Ecuador

Miguel Reina Ortiz, Martha E. Chico, Maritza Vaca, Philip J. Cooper
Colegio de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Quito, Ecuador

Fernanda Schreiber, Gordon Dougan
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, United Kingdom

Neal Alexander
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

David J. Lewis
St. George's Vaccine Institute, St. George's University of London, London, United Kingdom

Philip J. Cooper
Centre for Infection, St. George's University of London, London, United Kingdom

Philip J. Cooper
Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

P.J.Cooper@liv.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PJC MRO MEC DJL GD. Performed the experiments: MRO FS SB NB MV. Analyzed the data: MRO FS NA PJC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GD DJL. Wrote the paper: PJC MRO FS GD.