About the Authors

Dimitrios-Alexios Karagiannis-Voules

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Ronaldo G. C. Scholte

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou, Fiocruz, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Luiz H. Guimarães

Affiliation Serviço de Imunologia, Complexo Hospitalar Universitário Prof. Edgard Santos, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Bahia, Brazil

Jürg Utzinger

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Penelope Vounatsou

penelope.vounatsou@unibas.ch

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PV JU. Analyzed the data: DAKV RGCS PV. Wrote the paper: DAKV RGCS LHG JU PV. Provided intellectual content: DAKV RGCS LHG JU PV.