About the Authors
- Jorg Heukelbach, Olga André Chichava, Alexcian Rodrigues de Oliveira, Carlos Henrique Morais de Alencar, Alberto Novaes Ramos Jr., Liana Ariza
- Department of Community Health, School of Medicine, Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
- Jorg Heukelbach
- Anton Breinl Centre for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
- Kathrin Häfner
- School of Medicine, University of Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
- Friederike Walther
- School of Medicine, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
- Adriana Cavalcante Ferreira
- State Leprosy Control Program, State Health Secretariat of Tocantins, Palmas, Brazil
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: JH LA CHMA ANR ACF. Performed the experiments: LA CHMA OAC ARO KH FW. Analyzed the data: JH LA OAC. Wrote the paper: JH LA CHMA ANR ACF.