About the Authors

Yagahira E. Castro-Sesquen

Affiliations Laboratorio de Investigación en Enfermedades Infecciosas, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, Asociación Benéfica PRISMA, Lima, Peru

Robert H. Gilman

rgilman@jhsph.edu

Affiliation Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Henry Paico

Affiliation Laboratorio de Investigación en Enfermedades Infecciosas, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Verónica Yauri

Affiliation School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru

Noelia Angulo

Affiliation Laboratorio de Investigación en Enfermedades Infecciosas, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Fredy Ccopa

Affiliation Laboratorio de Investigación en Enfermedades Infecciosas, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Caryn Bern

Affiliation Global Health Sciences and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RHG CB YECS. Performed the experiments: VY NA YECS FC HP. Analyzed the data: YECS CB RHG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RHG CB. Wrote the paper: YECS RHG CB.