About the Authors

Mahmoud Nateghi Rostami, Hossein Keshavarz
Medical Parasitology and Mycology Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Mahmoud Nateghi Rostami
Faculty of Health, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran

Rosita Edalat
Biotechnology Department, Pasteur Institute of Iran, Tehran, Iran

Abdolfattah Sarrafnejad, Tahereh Shahrestani, Fereidoun Mahboudi
Immunology Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Ali Khamesipour
Center for Research and Training in Skin Diseases and Leprosy, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Corresponding Author

khamesipour_ali@yahoo.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MNR HK AK. Performed the experiments: MNR RE TS. Analyzed the data: MNR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MNR AS FM. Wrote the paper: MNR AK.