About the Authors

Leandro Z. Crivellenti

Contributed equally to this work with: Leandro Z. Crivellenti, Gyl E. B. Silva, Sofia Borin-Crivellenti, Rachel Cianciolo, Christopher A. Adin, Márcio Dantas, Denner S. dos Anjos, Mirela Tinucci-Costa, Aureo E. Santana

crivelenti_lz@yahoo.com.br

Affiliations Department of Veterinary Clinic and Surgery, Franca University (UNIFRAN), Franca, Brazil, Department of Veterinary Clinic and Surgery, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Jaboticabal, Brazil, Department of Renal Pathology, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, Universidade do Estado de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil

Gyl E. B. Silva

Contributed equally to this work with: Leandro Z. Crivellenti, Gyl E. B. Silva, Sofia Borin-Crivellenti, Rachel Cianciolo, Christopher A. Adin, Márcio Dantas, Denner S. dos Anjos, Mirela Tinucci-Costa, Aureo E. Santana

Affiliation Department of Renal Pathology, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, Universidade do Estado de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil

Sofia Borin-Crivellenti

Contributed equally to this work with: Leandro Z. Crivellenti, Gyl E. B. Silva, Sofia Borin-Crivellenti, Rachel Cianciolo, Christopher A. Adin, Márcio Dantas, Denner S. dos Anjos, Mirela Tinucci-Costa, Aureo E. Santana

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Clinic and Surgery, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Jaboticabal, Brazil

Rachel Cianciolo

Contributed equally to this work with: Leandro Z. Crivellenti, Gyl E. B. Silva, Sofia Borin-Crivellenti, Rachel Cianciolo, Christopher A. Adin, Márcio Dantas, Denner S. dos Anjos, Mirela Tinucci-Costa, Aureo E. Santana

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, United States of America

Christopher A. Adin

Contributed equally to this work with: Leandro Z. Crivellenti, Gyl E. B. Silva, Sofia Borin-Crivellenti, Rachel Cianciolo, Christopher A. Adin, Márcio Dantas, Denner S. dos Anjos, Mirela Tinucci-Costa, Aureo E. Santana

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University, Raleigh, United States of America

Márcio Dantas

Contributed equally to this work with: Leandro Z. Crivellenti, Gyl E. B. Silva, Sofia Borin-Crivellenti, Rachel Cianciolo, Christopher A. Adin, Márcio Dantas, Denner S. dos Anjos, Mirela Tinucci-Costa, Aureo E. Santana

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine (Division of Nephrology), Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto, Universidade do Estado de São Paulo (USP), São Paulo, Brazil

Denner S. dos Anjos

Contributed equally to this work with: Leandro Z. Crivellenti, Gyl E. B. Silva, Sofia Borin-Crivellenti, Rachel Cianciolo, Christopher A. Adin, Márcio Dantas, Denner S. dos Anjos, Mirela Tinucci-Costa, Aureo E. Santana

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Clinic and Surgery, Franca University (UNIFRAN), Franca, Brazil

Mirela Tinucci-Costa

Contributed equally to this work with: Leandro Z. Crivellenti, Gyl E. B. Silva, Sofia Borin-Crivellenti, Rachel Cianciolo, Christopher A. Adin, Márcio Dantas, Denner S. dos Anjos, Mirela Tinucci-Costa, Aureo E. Santana

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Clinic and Surgery, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Jaboticabal, Brazil

Aureo E. Santana

Contributed equally to this work with: Leandro Z. Crivellenti, Gyl E. B. Silva, Sofia Borin-Crivellenti, Rachel Cianciolo, Christopher A. Adin, Márcio Dantas, Denner S. dos Anjos, Mirela Tinucci-Costa, Aureo E. Santana

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Clinic and Surgery, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Jaboticabal, Brazil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: LZC GEBS SBC RC CAA MD DSA MTC AES. Formal analysis: LZC DSA GEBS. Funding acquisition: LZC GEBS SBC. Investigation: LZC GEBS SBC RC CAA MD DSA MTC AES. Methodology: LZC GEBS SBC RC CAA MD DSA MTC AES. Project administration: LZC GEBS SBC. Resources: LZC GEBS SBC MD DSA MTC AES. Supervision: LZC GEBS SBC RC CAA MD. Validation: LZC GEBS SBC RC CAA MD DSA MTC AES. Visualization: LZC GEBS SBC RC CAA MD DSA MTC AES. Writing – original draft: LZC GEBS SBC RC CAA MD DSA MTC AES. Writing – review & editing: LZC GEBS SBC RC CAA DSA.