About the Authors

Claudilson J. C. Bastos

Affiliation Medicine and Human Health PhD Program, Bahian School of Medicine and Public Health, Bahia, Brazil

Roque Aras

Affiliation Edgard Santos University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

Gildo Mota

Affiliation Edgard Santos University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

Francisco Reis

Affiliation Edgard Santos University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

Juarez Pereira Dias

Affiliation Epidemiological Surveillance Department of the Bahia Health Secretary, Bahia, Brazil

Robson Silva de Jesus

Affiliation Edgard Santos University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

Miralba Silva Freire

Affiliation Couto Maia Hospital, Bahia, Brazil

Eline G. de Araújo

Affiliation Epidemiological Surveillance Department of the Bahia Health Secretary, Bahia, Brazil

Juliana Prazeres

Affiliation Edgard Santos University Hospital, Federal University of Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

Maria Fernanda Rios Grassi

grassi@bahia.fiocruz.br

Affiliations Medicine and Human Health PhD Program, Bahian School of Medicine and Public Health, Bahia, Brazil, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation-FIOCRUZ, Bahia, Brazil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CJCB RA MFRG. Performed the experiments: GM FR RSdJ MSF EGdA JP. Analyzed the data: CJCB RA GM FR JPD MFRG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RA JPD MFRG. Wrote the paper: CJCB MFRG.