About the Authors

Tamrat Abebe, Asrat Hailu, Woinshet Mekonen
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tamrat Abebe, Fabienne Tacchini-Cottier
Department of Biochemistry, WHO Immunology Research and Training Center, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

Mihretu Woldeyes
Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Kassahun Bilcha
Department of Dermatovenerology, Gondar University, Gondar, Ethiopia

Thomas Cloke, Nafisa-Katrin Seich al Basatena, Karina Corware, Ingrid Müller
Section of Immunology, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Lionel Fry
Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Manuel Modolell
Department of Cellular Immunology, Max-Planck-Institute for Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg, Germany

Markus Munder
Third Department of Medicine (Hematology, Oncology, and Pneumology), University Medical Center Mainz, Mainz, Germany

Pascale Kropf
Infection and Immunology Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TA AH IM PK. Performed the experiments: TA MW WM TC KC PK. Analyzed the data: TA AH KB TC NKSaB LF M. Modolell M. Munder FTC IM PK. Wrote the paper: TA IM PK.