About the Authors

Alejandra Nóbrega Martinez, Marcelo Ribeiro-Alves, Euzenir Nunes Sarno, Milton Ozório Moraes
Laboratório de Hanseníase, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz – FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marcelo Ribeiro-Alves
CDTS, Center for Technological Development in Health, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz – FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Corresponding Author

mmoraes@fiocruz.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MOM ENS. Performed the experiments: ANM MR-A. Analyzed the data: ANM MR-A MOM. Wrote the paper: ANS MOM MRA.