About the Authors

Isabel Rodriguez-Barraquer, Derek A. T. Cummings
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Marli T. Cordeiro, Cynthia Braga, Wayner V. de Souza, Ernesto T. Marques
Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Marli T. Cordeiro
Central Laboratory of Public Health, Secretaria de Saúde do Estado de Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil

Ernesto T. Marques
Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Center for Vaccine Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

irodrigu@jhsph.edu

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.