About the Authors

Suman Jain

suman@leprahealthinaction.in

Affiliation Clinical and Epidemiology Division, Blue Peter Research Centre, LEPRA Society, Cherlapally, Hyderabad, India

Leo H. Visser

Affiliations Clinical and Epidemiology Division, Blue Peter Research Centre, LEPRA Society, Cherlapally, Hyderabad, India, Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St. Elisabeth Hospital, Tilburg, The Netherlands

T. L. N. Praveen

Affiliation Abhishek Institute of Imageology, Secunderabad, India

P. Narasimha Rao

Affiliation Clinical and Epidemiology Division, Blue Peter Research Centre, LEPRA Society, Cherlapally, Hyderabad, India

Thummalakunta Surekha

Affiliation Abhishek Institute of Imageology, Secunderabad, India

Ramesh Ellanti

Affiliation Clinical and Epidemiology Division, Blue Peter Research Centre, LEPRA Society, Cherlapally, Hyderabad, India

Thummalakunta L. N. Abhishek

Affiliation Abhishek Institute of Imageology, Secunderabad, India

Indira Nath

Affiliation Clinical and Epidemiology Division, Blue Peter Research Centre, LEPRA Society, Cherlapally, Hyderabad, India

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SJ. Performed the experiments: SJ LHV TP TS TLA. Analyzed the data: SJ LHV PNR RE IN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SJ LHV. Wrote the paper: LHV IN.