About the Authors

Philippe Parola, Cristina Socolovschi, Idir Bitam, Pierre-Edouard Fournier, Didier Raoult
Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, CNRS-IRD UMR 6236, WHO Collaborative Centre for Rickettsial and Other Arthropod Borne Bacterial Diseases, Faculté de Médecine, Marseille, France

Luc Jeanjean, Pierre Labauge
Consultation de Neuro-Ophtalmologie, CHU Nîmes, France

Albert Sotto
Service des Maladies Infectieuses, CHU Nîmes, France

Corresponding Author

didier.raoult@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PP DR. Performed the experiments: PP CS LJ IB PEF PL. Analyzed the data: PP CS LJ IB PEF AS PL DR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PP CS IB PEF. Wrote the paper: PP CS LJ PEF AS PL DR.