About the Authors

Julia S. Ampuero, María E. Gamero, Josefina Garcia, Eric S. Halsey, V. Alberto Laguna-Torres
U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6. Lima, Perú

Víctor Ocaña
Centro de Salud Pachitea. Dirección Regional de Salud de Piura. Ministerio de Salud. Piura, Perú

Jorge Gómez
Dirección General de Epidemiología. Ministerio de Salud. Lima, Perú

Corresponding Author

sonia.ampuero@med.navy.mil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JSA VALT. Performed the experiments: MEG JG. Analyzed the data: JSA VO JG JG VALT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JG MEG. Wrote the paper: JSA VALT. Acquisition of data: VO. Critical review of the manuscript: ESH.