About the Authors
Unit of Infectious Diseases, Pescara General Hospital, Pescara, Italy
Clinical Psychology Division, University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Department of Medicine and Aging, University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Section of Hygiene, Epidemiology, Pharmacology and Legal Medicine, University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy
Lamberto Manzoli is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board member. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.The other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: GP FV F. Santilli LM. Performed the experiments: GP FV F. Sozio EM TU MT GC EP F. Santilli PDS MCV. Analyzed the data: GP FV F. Santilli F. Sozio MF GC LM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GP FV EP LM. Wrote the paper: GP FV EM TU MT GC EP F. Santilli MF LM.