About the Authors

Míriam Maria Costa, Marcos Penido, Ricardo Tostes Gazzinelli
Departamento de Bioquímica e Imunologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brasil

Mariana Silva dos Santos, Daniel Doro, Ana Paula Fernandes
Departamento de Análises Clínicas e Toxicológicas, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Faculdade de Farmácia, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brasil

Eloísa de Freitas, Marilene Susan Marques Michalick
Departamento de Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brasil

Gabriel Grimaldi
Departamento de Imunologia, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Ricardo Tostes Gazzinelli
Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brasil

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

Corresponding Author

anav@uai.com.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RTG APF. Performed the experiments: MMC MP MSS DD EF. Analyzed the data: MMC DD MSMM GG RTG APF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MSMM GG APF. Wrote the paper: MMC GG RTG APF.