Funding for this research was provided by:
CONCYTEC Peru (164-2016-FONDECYT)
Bio & Medical Technology Development Program of the National Research Foundation (NRF) funded by the Korean government (No. 2015M3A9B6073666)
Incentive for Research of the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC-A-057-2020)
Received: 19 September 2019
Accepted: 3 February 2020
First Online: 10 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was approved by the Research Ethics Board of the Hospital Regional de Cajamarca, Peru. The samples were obtained in the context of the epidemiological surveillance program of the DIRESA—Piura.
: Not applicable.
: On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there are no conflicts of interest or funding related to this study.