About the Authors

Antonieta Rojas de Arias
Centro para el Desarrollo de la Investigación Científica, Díaz Gill Medicina Laboratorial/Fundación Moisés Bertoni, Asunción, Paraguay

Fernando Abad-Franch
Instituto Leônidas e Maria Deane – Fiocruz Amazônia, Manaus, Brazil

Nidia Acosta, Elsa López, Nilsa González
Departamento de Medicina Tropical, Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Asunción, Paraguay

Eduardo Zerba, Guillermo Tarelli, Héctor Masuh
Centro de Investigaciones de Plagas e Insecticidas, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Corresponding Author

rojasdearias@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ARdA FAF EZ. Performed the experiments: ARdA NA EL NG GT HM. Analyzed the data: FAF ARdA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ARdA FAF HM. Wrote the paper: FAF ARdA.