About the Authors

Julio Alonso-Padilla

julio.a.padilla@isglobal.org(JA-P); Albert.Picado@finddx.org(AP)

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Hospital Clínic—University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Marcelo Abril

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Fundación Mundo Sano, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Belkisyolé Alarcón de Noya

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela

Igor C. Almeida

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Border Biomedical Research Center, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States of America

Andrea Angheben

Affiliation Department of Infectious–Tropical Diseases and Microbiology, IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar di Valpolicella, Verona, Italy

Tania Araujo Jorge

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundaçao Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Eric Chatelain

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland

Monica Esteva

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Parasitología “Dr. Mario Fatala Chaben”, ANLIS “Dr. Carlos G. Malbrán”, Ministerio de Salud, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Joaquim Gascón

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Hospital Clínic—University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Mario J. Grijalva

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliations Centro de Investigación para la Salud en América Latina (CISeAL), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador, Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute, Biomedical Sciences Department, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States of America

Felipe Guhl

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Centro de Investigaciones en Microbiología y Parasitología Tropical (CIMPAT), Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia

Alejandro Marcel Hasslocher-Moreno

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas (INI), Fundação Oswaldo Cruz—Ministério da Saúde, Brazil

Manuel Carlos López

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Instituto de Parasitología y Biomedicina López Neyra (IPBLN), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Granada, Spain

Alejandro Luquetti

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Hospital das Clínicas, Federal University of Goiás, Goiania, Brazil

Oscar Noya

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Instituto de Medicina Tropical, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela

María Jesús Pinazo

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Hospital Clínic—University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Janine M. Ramsey

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública/CRISP, Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico

Isabela Ribeiro

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland

Andres Mariano Ruiz

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Parasitología “Dr. Mario Fatala Chaben”, ANLIS “Dr. Carlos G. Malbrán”, Ministerio de Salud, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Alejandro G. Schijman

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Instituto de Investigaciones en Ingeniería Genética y Biología Molecular (INGEBI), Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sergio Sosa-Estani

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliations Drugs for Neglected Disease initiative (DNDi) Latin America, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Epidemiology and Public Health Research Center, CONICET, Buenos Aires, Argentina

M. Carmen Thomas

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Instituto de Parasitología y Biomedicina López Neyra (IPBLN), Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Granada, Spain

Faustino Torrico

‡ These investigators are in the Red NHEPACHA.

Affiliation Fundación CEADES; Universidad Mayor de San Simón, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Maan Zrein

Affiliation Infynity Biomarkers, Lyon, France

Albert Picado

julio.a.padilla@isglobal.org(JA-P); Albert.Picado@finddx.org(AP)

Affiliation Foundation for Innovative Diagnostics (FIND), Geneva, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish or preparation of the manuscript. IA, MCL, MCT, AMR, and MZ are involved in the development of serological assays based on parasite-derived biomarkers for the early assessment of treatment response in Chagas disease. No patents applications or other forms of intellectual properties will be considered in this development work.