About the Authors

Pierre Druilhe, Daw Soesoe, Pedro Mejia, Subhash Singh, Claude Oeuvray, Christian Roussilhon
Biomedical Parasitology Unit, Pasteur Institute, Paris, France

François Spertini, Regine Audran
Division of Immunology and Allergy, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland

Giampietro Corradin
Institute of Biochemistry, University of Lausanne, Epalinges, Switzerland

Ahmed Bouzidi
Sedac Therapeutics, Lille, France

Corresponding Author

druilhe@pasteur.fr

Competing Interests

PD, DS, PM, SS, CO, and CR are affiliated with the Pasteur Institute, which holds a patent on merozoite surface protein 3.

Author Contributions

PD designed the study. DS, GC, PM, SS, and RA performed the biological experiments. PD, SS, RA, and CR analyzed the data. FS organized the clinical trial. AB and CO produced the vaccine. PD wrote the paper.