About the Authors

Nguyen Thi Phuong Lan, Mihoko Kikuchi, Toshifumi Oyama, Michio Yasunami, Kenji Hirayama
Department of Immunogenetics, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University, Japan

Mihoko Kikuchi, Kenji Hirayama
Center of International Collaborative Research, Nagasaki University, Japan

Vu Thi Que Huong, Vu Thi Que Huong, Do Quang Ha
Laboratory of Arbovirus, Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Tran Thi Thuy, Vo Dinh Tham, Ha Manh Tuan
Children's Hospital No.2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Vo Van Tuong, Cao Thi Phi Nga, Tran Van Dat
Center for Preventive Medicine, Vinh Long Province, Vietnam

Kouichi Morita, Kenji Hirayama
Global COE program, Nagasaki University, Japan

Kouichi Morita
Department of Virology, Institute of Tropical Medicine (NEKKEN), Nagasaki University, Japan

Corresponding Author

hiraken@nagasaki-u.ac.jp

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.