About the Authors

Helton da Costa Santiago

Affiliation The Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Sasisekhar Bennuru

Affiliation The Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

José M. C. Ribeiro

Affiliation Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Thomas B. Nutman

tnutman@niaid.nih.gov

Address Current address: Department of Biochemistry and Immunology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Affiliation The Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HCS SB JMCR TN. Performed the experiments: HCS SB. Analyzed the data: HCS SB JMCR TN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HCS JMCR TN. Wrote the paper: HCS TN.