About the Authors

Cristian Cortez, Rafael M. Martins, Renan M. Alves, Richard C. Silva, Luciana C. Bilches, Silene Macedo, Vanessa D. Atayde, Silvia Y. Kawashita, Marcelo R. S. Briones, Nobuko Yoshida
Departamento de Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Rafael M. Martins
Unité de Biologie des Interactions Hôte-Parasite, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Vanessa D. Atayde
McGill University Health Centre, Montréal, Quebec, Canada

Silvia Y. Kawashita
Superintendência da Polícia Técnico-Científica, São Paulo, Brazil

Corresponding Author

nyoshida@unifesp.br

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CC RMM MRSB NY. Performed the experiments: RMA RCS LCB SM VDA SYK. Analyzed the data: CC RMM MRSB NY. Wrote the paper: NY.