About the Authors

Ana Hernández-González

Affiliation IRNASA, CSIC, Salamanca, Spain

Saúl Santivañez

Affiliation Instituto Peruano de Parasitología Clínica y Experimental (INPPACE), Lima, Perú

Héctor H. García

Affiliation Instituto Peruano de Parasitología Clínica y Experimental (INPPACE), Lima, Perú

Silvia Rodríguez

Affiliation Instituto Peruano de Parasitología Clínica y Experimental (INPPACE), Lima, Perú

Santiago Muñoz

Affiliation Hospital Clínico de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain

Guillermo Ramos

Affiliation Hospital Universitario de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain

Antonio Orduña

Affiliation Hospital Universitario de Valladolid, Valladolid, Spain

Mar Siles-Lucas

mmar.siles@irnasa.csic.es

Affiliation IRNASA, CSIC, Salamanca, Spain

Competing Interests

The authors have read the competing interests policy and have the following competing interests to declare: Authors Siles-Lucas and Hernandez-Gonzalez are holders of the patent on the 2B2t antigen.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MSL HHG SR AHG SS. Performed the experiments: MSL AHG. Analyzed the data: MSL HHG SR AHG SS AO SM GR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MSL HHG SR AHG SS AO SM GR. Wrote the paper: MSL AHG SR HHG SS.