About the Authors

Fernando Abad-Franch, Walter S. Santos
Instituto Leônidas e Maria Deane – Fiocruz Amazônia, Manaus, Brazil

M. Celeste Vega, Miriam S. Rolón, Antonieta Rojas de Arias
Centro para el Desarrollo de la Investigación Científica, Asunción, Paraguay

Antonieta Rojas de Arias
Pan American Health Organization, Asunción, Paraguay

Corresponding Author

fernando@amazonia.fiocruz.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FAF ArDA. Performed the experiments: FAF MCV MSR WSS ARdA. Analyzed the data: FAF ARdA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MCV MSR WSS. Wrote the paper: FAF. All authors contributed to the last version of the draft manuscript.