About the Authors
- Diana N. J. Lockwood
- Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
- Lavanya Suneetha, Karuna Devi Sagili, Meher Vani Chaduvula, Ismail Mohammed, Sujai Suneetha
- Blue Peter Research Centre, LEPRA India, Hyderabad, India
- Meher Vani Chaduvula
- Institute of Pathology, Safdarjung Campus Hospital, New Delhi, India
- Wim van Brakel
- Royal Tropical Institute, Leprosy Unit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- W. C. Smith
- School of Public Health, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
- Peter Nicholls
- School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: DNJL WvB SS. Performed the experiments: LS KDS MVC IM. Analyzed the data: DNJL LS KDS MVC WvB PN SS. Wrote the paper: DNJL. Reported on immunohistochemistry: LS KDS MVC SS. Discussed and contributed to the manuscript: LS KDS WvB PN SS WCS.