About the Authors

Carolina Piñero, Leila Martinez, Daniel M. Cisterna
Servicio de Neurovirosis, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Administración Nacional de Laboratorios e Institutos de Salud (ANLIS) “Dr. Carlos G. Malbran,” Buenos Aires, Argentina

Federico Gury Dohmen, Fernando Beltran
Instituto de Zoonosis “Dr. Luis Pasteur,” Buenos Aires, Argentina

Laura Novaro, Susana Russo
Dirección de Laboratorio y Control Técnico, Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Gustavo Palacios
National Center for Biodefense and Infectious Diseases, George Mason University, Manassas, Virginia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

dcisterna@anlis.gov.ar

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CP DMC. Performed the experiments: CP LM. Analyzed the data: FGD FB GP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LN SR. Wrote the paper: CP DMC.