About the Authors

Maria G. Guzman

lupe@ipk.sld.cu

Affiliation Virology Department, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for the Study of Dengue and Its Vector, Instituto de Medicina Tropical “Pedro Kouri”, Habana, Cuba

Thomas Jaenisch

Affiliation Section Clinical Tropical Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Roger Gaczkowski

Affiliation Section Clinical Tropical Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Vo Thi Ty Hang

Affiliation Oxford University, Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Shamala Devi Sekaran

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Axel Kroeger

Affiliation TDR-World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Susana Vazquez

Affiliation Virology Department, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for the Study of Dengue and Its Vector, Instituto de Medicina Tropical “Pedro Kouri”, Habana, Cuba

Didye Ruiz

Affiliation Virology Department, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for the Study of Dengue and Its Vector, Instituto de Medicina Tropical “Pedro Kouri”, Habana, Cuba

Eric Martinez

Affiliation Virology Department, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for the Study of Dengue and Its Vector, Instituto de Medicina Tropical “Pedro Kouri”, Habana, Cuba

Juan C. Mercado

Affiliation CNDR, Managua, Nicaragua

Angel Balmaseda

Affiliation CNDR, Managua, Nicaragua

Eva Harris

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Efren Dimano

Affiliation San Lazaro Hospital, Manila, Philippines

Prisca Susan A. Leano

Affiliation San Lazaro Hospital, Manila, Philippines

Sutee Yoksan

Affiliation Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Elci Villegas

Affiliation Instituto Experimental “Jose W Torrealba” Núcleo Universitario “Rafael Rangel”, Universidad de los Andes Trujillo, Bogotá, Venezuela

Herminia Benduzu

Affiliation Instituto Experimental “Jose W Torrealba” Núcleo Universitario “Rafael Rangel”, Universidad de los Andes Trujillo, Bogotá, Venezuela

Iris Villalobos

Affiliation Hospital Central de Maracay, Maracay, Venezuela

Jeremy Farrar

Affiliation Oxford University, Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Cameron P. Simmons

Affiliation Oxford University, Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MGG TJ AK EM EV IV JF CPS. Performed the experiments: VTTH SDS SV DR JCM AB ED PSAL SY HB. Analyzed the data: MGG TJ RG SDS AK AB EH ED SY EV JF CPS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MGG TJ RG VTTH SV AB EH ED SY EV HB IV CPS. Wrote the paper: MGG TJ RG VTTH SDS AK CPS.