About the Authors

Isabel Rodriguez-Barraquer

irodrigu@jhsph.edu

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Marli T. Cordeiro

Affiliations Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, Central Laboratory of Public Health, Secretaria de Saúde do Estado de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Cynthia Braga

Affiliation Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Wayner V. de Souza

Affiliation Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Ernesto T. Marques

Affiliations Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Center for Vaccine Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Derek A. T. Cummings

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CB WVdS ETM DATC. Performed the experiments: MTC CB. Analyzed the data: IRB WVdS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IRB ETM DATC. Wrote the paper: IRB MTC CB WVdS ETM DATC. Data/sample collection and processing: MTC CB WVdS.