About the Authors

Christopher J. Gregory

hgk4@cdc.gov

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Olga D. Lorenzi

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Lisandra Colón

Affiliation Ponce University School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Arleene Sepúlveda García

Affiliation Ponce University School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Luis M. Santiago

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Ramón Cruz Rivera

Affiliation Ponce University School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Liv Jossette Cuyar Bermúdez

Affiliation Ponce University School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Fernando Ortiz Báez

Affiliation Ponce University School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Delanor Vázquez Aponte

Affiliation Ponce University School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Kay M. Tomashek

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Jorge Gutierrez

Affiliation Ponce University School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Luisa Alvarado

Affiliation Ponce University School of Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CJG KMT. Performed the experiments: CJG ODL LC ASG RCR LJCB FOB DVA KMT JG LA. Analyzed the data: CJG ODL LMS. Wrote the paper: CJG ODL KMT.