About the Authors

Alejandra Afanador-Villamizar

Contributed equally to this work with: Alejandra Afanador-Villamizar, Carlos Gomez-Romero

Affiliation Semillero de Investigación en enfermedades Infecciosas - InfeKto, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Bucaramanga, Colombia

Carlos Gomez-Romero

Contributed equally to this work with: Alejandra Afanador-Villamizar, Carlos Gomez-Romero

Affiliation Semillero de Investigación en enfermedades Infecciosas - InfeKto, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Bucaramanga, Colombia

Andres Diaz

Affiliation PIC - Pig Improvement Company LATAM, Querétaro, Mexico

Julian Ruiz-Saenz

julian.ruizs@campusucc.edu.co

Affiliation Grupo de Investigación en Ciencias Animales GRICA, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia, Bucaramanga, Colombia

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1447-1458

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they do not have anything to disclose regarding conflicts of interest with respect to this manuscript. Andres Diaz is employed by PIC –Pig Improvement Company LATAM. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter our adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: JRS. Data curation: AAV CGR AD JRS. Formal analysis: AAV CGR AD JRS. Funding acquisition: JRS. Investigation: AAV CGR AD JRS. Methodology: AAV CGR AD JRS. Project administration: JRS. Resources: JRS. Software: JRS. Supervision: AD JRS. Validation: AD JRS. Visualization: JRS. Writing – original draft: AAV CGR. Writing – review & editing: AD JRS.