About the Authors
Serviço de Imunologia, Complexo Hospitalar Universitário Prof. Edgard Santos, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, United States of America
Instituto Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia de Doenças Tropicais (CNPq/MCT), Salvador, Brazil
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: DS MJG EMC. Performed the experiments: ACM SP ELL. Analyzed the data: DS LHG OB MJG EMC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ACM SP OB. Wrote the paper: DS ACM OB MJG EMC. Medical doctor and researcher of the endemic area, responsible for patients' diagnoses and treatment: LHG. Field assistance: ELL.