About the Authors

Noemí López-Perea

Affiliation Centro Nacional de Epidemiología, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

Luis Sordo

Affiliations Centro Nacional de Epidemiología, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain, CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Departamento de Medicina Preventiva y Salud Pública, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Endalamaw Gadisa

Affiliation Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Israel Cruz

Affiliation WHO Collaborating Center for Leishmaniasis, Servicio de Parasitología, Centro Nacional de Microbiología, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

Tsegaye Hailu

Affiliation Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Javier Moreno

Affiliation WHO Collaborating Center for Leishmaniasis, Servicio de Parasitología, Centro Nacional de Microbiología, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

Abraham Aseffa

Affiliation Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Carmen Cañavate

Affiliation WHO Collaborating Center for Leishmaniasis, Servicio de Parasitología, Centro Nacional de Microbiología, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

Estefanía Custodio

ecustodio@isciii.es

Affiliation Centro Nacional de Medicina Tropical, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NLP LS EG IC JM AA CC EC. Performed the experiments: EG TH NLP EC. Analyzed the data: NLP LS EG TH EC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TH EG. Wrote the paper: NLP EC. Reviewed and corrected the manuscript: LS EG IC JM AA CC.