About the Authors

Michelle L. Steinauer, Eric S. Loker
Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America

Ibrahim N. Mwangi, Geoffrey M. Maina, Joseph M. Kinuthia, Martin W. Mutuku, Eric L. Agola, Ben Mungai, Gerald M. Mkoji
Centre for Biotechnology Research and Development, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Corresponding Author

mls1@unm.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MS GM EL. Performed the experiments: MS IM GM JK MM EA BM GM EL. Analyzed the data: MS IM GM JK MM EA BM GM EL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MS GM EL. Wrote the paper: MS EL.