About the Authors

Peifang Sun

peifang.sun@med.navy.mil

Affiliations Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America, Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Josefina García

Affiliation US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6, Lima, Peru

Guillermo Comach

Affiliation Laboratorio Regional de Diagnóstico e Investigación del Dengue y otras Enfermedades Virales (LARDIDEV), Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas de la Universidad de Carabobo (BIOMED-UC), Maracay, Venezuela

Maryanne T. Vahey

Affiliation Division of Retrovirology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

Zhining Wang

Affiliation Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Brett M. Forshey

Affiliation US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6, Lima, Peru

Amy C. Morrison

Affiliations US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6, Lima, Peru, Department of Entomology, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Gloria Sierra

Affiliation Laboratorio Regional de Diagnóstico e Investigación del Dengue y otras Enfermedades Virales (LARDIDEV), Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas de la Universidad de Carabobo (BIOMED-UC), Maracay, Venezuela

Isabel Bazan

Affiliation US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6, Lima, Peru

Claudio Rocha

Affiliation US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6, Lima, Peru

Stalin Vilcarromero

Affiliation US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6, Lima, Peru

Patrick J. Blair

Affiliation US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 2 – Pacific, American Embassy Singapore, Singapore

Thomas W. Scott

Affiliation Department of Entomology, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Daria E. Camacho

Affiliation Laboratorio Regional de Diagnóstico e Investigación del Dengue y otras Enfermedades Virales (LARDIDEV), Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas de la Universidad de Carabobo (BIOMED-UC), Maracay, Venezuela

Christian F. Ockenhouse

Affiliation Division of Malaria Vaccine Development, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

Eric S. Halsey

Affiliation US Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6, Lima, Peru

Tadeusz J. Kochel

Affiliation Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

None of the authors has a financial or personal conflict of interest related to this study. The corresponding author had full access to all data in the study and final responsibility for the decision to submit this publication.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PJB CFO TJK. Performed the experiments: MTV ZW. Analyzed the data: PS JG MTV ZW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GC GS IB SV DEC. Wrote the paper: PS JG. Critical review of the manuscript: JG GC BMF ACM CR PJB ESH TJK TWS. Project Coordinator: ESH TJK. Field coordinator: GC.