About the Authors

Adrián Sánchez-Montalvá

adsanche@vhebron.net

Affiliation Infectious Diseases Department, Tropical Medicine Unit, PROSICS (International Health Program of the Catalan Health Institute), Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

María Moris

Affiliation Digestive System Research Unit, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas (Ciberehd), Department of Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Marianela Mego

Affiliation Digestive System Research Unit, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas (Ciberehd), Department of Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Fernando Salvador

Affiliation Infectious Diseases Department, Tropical Medicine Unit, PROSICS (International Health Program of the Catalan Health Institute), Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Anna Accarino

Affiliation Digestive System Research Unit, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas (Ciberehd), Department of Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Kathleen Ramírez

Affiliation Department of Radiology, Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain

Fernando Azpiroz

Affiliation Digestive System Research Unit, Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Hepáticas y Digestivas (Ciberehd), Department of Medicine, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Antonio Ruiz-de-Leon

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital San Carlos, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain

Israel Molina

Affiliation Infectious Diseases Department, Tropical Medicine Unit, PROSICS (International Health Program of the Catalan Health Institute), Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AS MMo MMe FS AA KR FA ARdL IM. Performed the experiments: AS MMo MMe FS AA KR FA ARdL IM. Analyzed the data: AS MMo MMe FS AA KR FA ARdL IM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AS MMo MMe FS AA KR ARdL FA IM. Wrote the paper: AS MMo MMe FS AA KR FA ARdL IM.