About the Authors

Nguyen Thi Phuong Lan

Affiliation Department of Immunogenetics, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University, Japan

Mihoko Kikuchi

Affiliations Department of Immunogenetics, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University, Japan, Center of International Collaborative Research, Nagasaki University, Japan

Vu Thi Que Huong

Affiliations Laboratory of Arbovirus, Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Laboratory of Arbovirus, Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Do Quang Ha

Affiliation Laboratory of Arbovirus, Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Tran Thi Thuy

Affiliation Children's Hospital No.2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Vo Dinh Tham

Affiliation Children's Hospital No.2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ha Manh Tuan

Affiliation Children's Hospital No.2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Vo Van Tuong

Affiliation Center for Preventive Medicine, Vinh Long Province, Vietnam

Cao Thi Phi Nga

Affiliation Center for Preventive Medicine, Vinh Long Province, Vietnam

Tran Van Dat

Affiliation Center for Preventive Medicine, Vinh Long Province, Vietnam

Toshifumi Oyama

Affiliation Department of Immunogenetics, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University, Japan

Kouichi Morita

Affiliations Global COE program, Nagasaki University, Japan, Department of Virology, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University, Japan

Michio Yasunami

Affiliation Department of Immunogenetics, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University, Japan

Kenji Hirayama

hiraken@nagasaki-u.ac.jp

Affiliations Department of Immunogenetics, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University, Japan, Center of International Collaborative Research, Nagasaki University, Japan, Global COE program, Nagasaki University, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NTPL MK VTQH DQH TTT VDT HMT TVD KM MY KH. Performed the experiments: NTPL MK VTQH MY KH. Analyzed the data: NTPL MK VTQH MY KH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NTPL MK VTQH DQH TTT VDT HMT VVT CTPN TVD TO KM MY KH. Wrote the paper: NTPL MK VTQH KM MY KH.