About the Authors

Rodolfo Viotti

rviotti@arnet.com.ar

Affiliation Chagas Disease and Heart Failure Section, Cardiology Department, Hospital Eva Perón, San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Carlos Vigliano

Affiliation Chagas Disease and Heart Failure Section, Cardiology Department, Hospital Eva Perón, San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina

María Gabriela Álvarez

Affiliation Chagas Disease and Heart Failure Section, Cardiology Department, Hospital Eva Perón, San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Bruno Lococo

Affiliation Chagas Disease and Heart Failure Section, Cardiology Department, Hospital Eva Perón, San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Marcos Petti

Affiliation Chagas Disease and Heart Failure Section, Cardiology Department, Hospital Eva Perón, San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Graciela Bertocchi

Affiliation Chagas Disease and Heart Failure Section, Cardiology Department, Hospital Eva Perón, San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Alejandro Armenti

Affiliation Chagas Disease and Heart Failure Section, Cardiology Department, Hospital Eva Perón, San Martín, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Ana María De Rissio

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Parasitología “Dr. Mario Fatala Chaben”, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Gretchen Cooley

Affiliation Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases and Department of Cellular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Rick Tarleton

Affiliation Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases and Department of Cellular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America

Susana Laucella

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Parasitología “Dr. Mario Fatala Chaben”, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RV CV RT SL. Performed the experiments: RV BL MGA MP GB AA AMD GC. Analyzed the data: RV CV RT SL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AMD SL GC RT. Wrote the paper: RV CV RT SL.