About the Authors
- Pedro L. Moro
- Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Immunization Safety Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
- Christine M. Budke
- College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America
- Peter M. Schantz
- Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
- Julio Vasquez
- Portneuf Medical Center and Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, United States of America
- Saul J. Santivañez
- Instituto Peruano de Parasitologia Clinica y Experimental, Lima, Peru
- Jaime Villavicencio
- Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agraria, Ministerio de Agricultura, Lima, Peru
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: P. Moro. Performed the experiments: P. Moro, C. Budke, J. Vazquez, J. Villavicencio. Analyzed the data: P. Moro, C. Budke, P. Schantz, J. Vazquez, S. Santivañez, J. Villavicencio. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: C. Budke, J. Vazquez, J. Villavicencio. Wrote the paper: P. Moro, C. Budke, P. Schantz, J. Vazquez, S. Santivañez, J. Villavicencio. Provided some of the databases used in study: J. Vazquez, J. Villavicencio. Provided specialized software and conducted analysis with it: C. Budke.