About the Authors

Luciene Maura Mascarini-Serra
Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Biociências, Estadual University of Julio Mesquita Filho (UNESP), Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil

Luciene Maura Mascarini-Serra, Carlos A. Telles, Matildes S. Prado, Sheila Alvim Mattos, Agostino Strina, Mauricio L. Barreto
Instituto de Saúde Coletiva, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Carlos A. Telles
Departamento de Ciências Exatas, Estadual University of Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil

Neuza M. Alcantara-Neves
Instituto de Ciências da Saúde, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Corresponding Author

luciene@ibb.unesp.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AS MLB. Performed the experiments: MSP SAM MLB. Analyzed the data: LMMS CAT AS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LMMS CAT NMAN. Wrote the paper: LMMS CAT MSP SAM AS NMAN MLB.