About the Authors

Angélica R. Faria, Hélida M. Andrade
Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brasil

Míriam M. Costa, Mário S. Giusta, Marcus L. O. Penido, Ricardo T. Gazzinelli
Departamento de Bioqu$mica e Imunologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brasil

Gabriel Grimaldi Jr.
Instituto Oswaldo Cruz – Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Ricardo T. Gazzinelli
Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou – Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, Brasil

Ricardo T. Gazzinelli
Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

helida@icb.ufmg.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ARF MMC RTG HMA. Performed the experiments: ARF MMC MSG MLOP. Analyzed the data: ARF GG RTG HMA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GG MSG MLOP RTG HMA. Wrote the paper: ARF RTG HMA.