About the Authors
- Eliana A. G. Reis, José E. Hagan, Guilherme S. Ribeiro, Albert I. Ko, Mitermayer G. Reis
- Laboratory of Pathology and Molecular Biology, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
- José E. Hagan, Albert I. Ko, Mitermayer G. Reis
- Department of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
- Guilherme S. Ribeiro
- Institute of Collective Health, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
- Andrea Teixeira-Carvalho, Olindo A. Martins-Filho
- René Rachou Institute, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
- Ruth R. Montgomery, Albert C. Shaw
- Yale Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: EAGR JEH GSR AIK MGR. Performed the experiments: ATC OAMF EAGR. Analyzed the data: JEH GSR EAGR AIK MGR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EAGR JEH GSR ATC OAMF AIK MGR. Wrote the paper: EAGR JEH GSR AIK MGR. Contributed to the analysis plan and interpretation of findings, and reviewed the manuscript: RRM ACS.