About the Authors

Britta Moens, Soraya Maria Menezes, Ricardo Khouri, Carolina Alvarez, Anne-Mieke Vandamme, Johan Van Weyenbergh
Rega Institute for Medical Research, K. U. Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Daniele Decanine, Ricardo Khouri, Gilvanéia Silva-Santos, Bernardo Galvão-Castro, Johan Van Weyenbergh
Gonçalo Moniz Research Center, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), Salvador-Bahia, Brazil

Giovanni Lopez, Carolina Alvarez, Michael Talledo, Eduardo Gotuzzo
Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Eduardo Gotuzzo
Departamento de Medicina, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Ramon de Almeida Kruschewsky, Bernardo Galvão-Castro
Bahia School of Medicine and Public Health, Salvador-Bahia, Brazil

Anne-Mieke Vandamme
Centro de Malária e outras Doenças Tropicais, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal

Corresponding Author

moensbritta@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BM DD JVW. Performed the experiments: BM DD SMM RK GSS GL MT. Analyzed the data: BM CA JVW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EG RAK BGC AV. Wrote the paper: BM JVW AV.