About the Authors

Rocio Sanjuan-Jimenez

Affiliation Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Immunology Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain

Pilar Morata

Affiliation Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Immunology Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain

Pilar Bermúdez

Affiliation Microbiology Service, Carlos Haya University Hospital, Malaga, Spain

M. José Bravo

Affiliation Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Immunology Department, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain

Juan D. Colmenero

jdcolmenero@telefonica.net

Affiliation Infectious Diseases Service, Carlos Haya University Hospital, Malaga, Spain

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JDC PM RSJ. Performed the experiments: RSJ PB. Analyzed the data: RSJ PM JDC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RSJ PM MJB. Wrote the paper: RSJ JDC PM.