About the Authors

Pedro Paulo V. P. Diniz, Bridget A. Morton, Maryam Tngrian, Malika Kachani
College of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California, United States of America

Eduardo A. Barrón, Cesar M. Gavidia
Laboratorio de Medicina Veterinaria Preventiva, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru

Robert H. Gilman
Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Robert H. Gilman, Noelia P. Angulo
Laboratorio de Investigación de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Departamento de Microbiología, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Robert H. Gilman, Richard Lerner
Asociación Benéfica Proyectos en Informática, Salud, Medicina y Agricultura, Lima, Peru

Elliott C. Brenner, Bruno B. Chomel
School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

pdiniz@westernu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PPVPD MK CMG RL RHG. Performed the experiments: BAM MT ECB NPA EAB BBC. Analyzed the data: PPVPD BBC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BBC CMG RHG. Wrote the paper: PPVPD.