About the Authors

Kay M. Tomashek

ktomashek@cdc.gov

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), San Juan, Puerto Rico

Christopher J. Gregory

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), San Juan, Puerto Rico

Aidsa Rivera Sánchez

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), San Juan, Puerto Rico

Matthew A. Bartek

Affiliation University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Enid J. Garcia Rivera

Address Current address: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Affiliation Puerto Rico Department of Health, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Elizabeth Hunsperger

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), San Juan, Puerto Rico

Jorge L. Muñoz-Jordán

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), San Juan, Puerto Rico

Wellington Sun

Address Current address: Division of Vaccines and Related Product Applications, Office of Vaccines Research and Review, Centers for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), San Juan, Puerto Rico

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KMT CJG ARS WS EJGR EH JLMJ. Analyzed the data: KMT CJG ARS MAB. Wrote the paper: KMT. Laboratory testing: EH JLMJ. Assisted in chart reviews: KMT CJG MAB ARS. Assisted in reviewing written manuscript: CJG ARS MAB WS EJGR EH JLMJ.