About the Authors

Christiane Giroud, Florence Ottones, Virginie Coustou, Denis Dacheux, Nicolas Biteau, Théo Baltz
UMR 5234, Centre National de Recherche Scientifique, IFR66, Université Bordeaux 2, Bordeaux, France

Benjamin Miezan, Felix Doua
Projet de recherches cliniques sur la trypanosomiase (PRCT), Daloa, Ivory Coast

Nick Van Reet
Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Department of Parasitology, Antwerp, Belgium

Mark Carrington
Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

theo.baltz@u-bordeaux2.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CG FO VC DD NB BM NVR MC FD TB. Performed the experiments: CG FO VC DD NB BM NVR. Analyzed the data: CG FO VC DD NB BM TB. Wrote the paper: FO NB TB. Critically reviewed the paper: VC MC. Patient recruitment and examinations: FD.