About the Authors

Maria Angela Bianconcini Trindade
Health Institute, São Paulo State Health Department, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Gil Benard
LIM 56 and 53, Division of Clinical Dermatology, Clinics Hospital, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Gil Benard
Medical Mycology Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Institute, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Somei Ura, Raul Negrão Fleury
Lauro de Souza Lima Institute, State Health Department, Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil

Cássio Cesar Ghidella
Rondonópolis Health Service, State Health Department of Mato Grosso, Rondonópolis, Mato Grosso, Brazil

João Carlos Regazzi Avelleira, Francisco Reis Vianna, Alfredo Bolchat Marques
Curupaiti Health Service, State Health Department of Rio de Janeiro, Curupaiti, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Ben Naafs
Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

angelatrindade@uol.com.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MABT RNF. Performed the experiments: MABT RNF. Analyzed the data: MABT GB BN RNF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MABT SU CCG JCRA FRV ABM RNF. Wrote the paper: MABT GB BN RNF.