About the Authors
- Simon Delgado
- Centro de Salud de Eterazama, Cochabamba, Bolivia
- Bobbie R. Erickson, César G. Albariño, James A. Comer, Pierre E. Rollin, Thomas G. Ksiazek, Stuart T. Nichol
- Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
- Roberto Agudo, Efrain Vallejo
- Servicio Departamental de Salud, Cochabamba, Bolivia
- Patrick J. Blair, James G. Olson
- Naval Medical Research Center Detachment, Lima, Peru
- Jorge Vargas
- Centro Nacional de Enfermedades Tropicales (CENETROP), Santa Cruz, Bolivia
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: CA JO SN. Performed the experiments: BE CA JC. Analyzed the data: BE RA PB EV CA JV JC PR TK JO SN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SD RA PB EV JV JC PR JO. Wrote the paper: BE SN. Initial clinician that reported the case, described the clinical course and provided specimens: SD. Clinicians involved in the case investigation: RA and EV. Participated in field investigation: PB. Participated in case investigation: JV. Edited the paper: TK. Led NMRCD investigation: JO.