About the Authors
Serviço de Imunologia, Hospital Universitário Prof. Edgard Santos, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
Núcleo de Medicina Tropical, Universidade de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil
Fundação de Medicina Tropical do Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: PRM AT GP EMC. Performed the experiments: PRM JA LHG LV. Analyzed the data: ATR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JA AS RSS. Wrote the paper: PRM EMC. Assignment of interventions: PRM. Collected the data: PRM JA. Evaluated clinical outcome: LHG EMC.