About the Authors

Anna Charinna B. Amparo

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

chari.amparo@rabiesalliance.org

Affiliation Global Alliance for Rabies Control, Sta. Rosa City, Philippines

Sarah I. Jayme

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Global Alliance for Rabies Control, Sta. Rosa City, Philippines

Maria Concepcion R. Roces

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation South Asia Field Epidemiology and Technology Network (SAFETYNET), Quezon City, Philippines

Maria Consorcia L. Quizon

Roles Investigation, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation South Asia Field Epidemiology and Technology Network (SAFETYNET), Quezon City, Philippines

Ernesto E. S. Villalon III

Roles Project administration, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Disease Prevention and Control Bureau, Department of Health, Manila, Philippines

Beatriz P. Quiambao

Roles Project administration, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Department of Health, Muntinlupa City, Philippines

Mario S. Baquilod

Roles Project administration, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Disease Prevention and Control Bureau, Department of Health, Manila, Philippines

Leda M. Hernandez

Roles Project administration, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Disease Prevention and Control Bureau, Department of Health, Manila, Philippines

Louise H. Taylor

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Global Alliance for Rabies Control, Manhattan, New York, United States of America

Louis H. Nel

Roles Funding acquisition, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Global Alliance for Rabies Control, Manhattan, New York, United States of America, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Competing Interests

Funding for this investigator-sponsored study was provided by GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals SA. ACBA, SIJ, LHT, MCR, and MCLQ were funded proportionate to their time spent on the study. GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals SA reviewed and approved the protocol, but did not influence the project implementation, data collection, analysis or interpretation. They were also provided with an opportunity to review a preliminary version of this report for factual accuracy but the authors are solely responsible for final content and interpretation. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.