About the Authors

Maria Flavia Gazzinelli

Affiliation School of Nursing, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Lucas Lobato

Affiliation School of Nursing, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Leonardo Matoso

Affiliation School of Nursing, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Renato Avila

Affiliation School of Nursing, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Rita de Cassia Marques

Affiliation School of Nursing, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Ami Shah Brown

Affiliation Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira

Affiliation Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Jeffrey M. Bethony

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

David J. Diemert

david.diemert@sabin.org

Affiliations Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MFG RdCM ASB JMB DJD. Performed the experiments: MFG LM RA RdCM. Analyzed the data: MFG LL DJD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MFG RCO DJD. Wrote the paper: MFG LL DJD.