About the Authors

Maria Flavia Gazzinelli, Lucas Lobato, Leonardo Matoso, Renato Avila, Rita de Cassia Marques
School of Nursing, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Ami Shah Brown, David J. Diemert
Albert B. Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira
Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Jeffrey M. Bethony, David J. Diemert
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

david.diemert@sabin.org

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.