About the Authors

Maria Rosário Sambo

Affiliations Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal, Hospital Pediátrico David Bernardino, Luanda, Angola, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Agostinho Neto, Luanda, Angola

Maria Jesus Trovoada

Affiliation Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Carla Benchimol

Affiliation Hospital Pediátrico David Bernardino, Luanda, Angola

Vatúsia Quinhentos

Affiliation Hospital Pediátrico David Bernardino, Luanda, Angola

Lígia Gonçalves

Affiliation Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Rute Velosa

Affiliation Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Maria Isabel Marques

Affiliation Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Nuno Sepúlveda

Affiliation Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Taane G. Clark

Affiliation Departments of Epidemiology and Public Health and Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Stefan Mustafa

Affiliation Department of Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Oswald Wagner

Affiliation Department of Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

António Coutinho

Affiliation Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Carlos Penha-Gonçalves

cpenha@igc.gulbenkian.pt

Affiliation Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MRS MJT CB VQ LAG SM OW AC CPG. Performed the experiments: MRS MJT CB VQ LAG MIM SM. Analyzed the data: MRS MJT RV MIM NS TGC CPG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SM OW AC CPG. Wrote the paper: MRS RV NS TGC SM AC CPG.