About the Authors

Mariana C. Boité

Affiliation Laboratório de Pesquisa em Leishmaniose, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Isabel L. Mauricio

Affiliations Department of Pathogen Molecular Biology, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical/Unidade de Parasitologia e Microbiologia Médicas, Lisboa, Portugal

Michael A. Miles

Affiliation Department of Pathogen Molecular Biology, Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Elisa Cupolillo

ecupoli@ioc.fiocruz.br

Affiliation Laboratório de Pesquisa em Leishmaniose, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EC MCB MAM ILM. Performed the experiments: MCB. Analyzed the data: MCB EC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EC ILM MAM. Wrote the paper: EC MCB MAM ILM.