About the Authors

Peter Odermatt
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Peter Odermatt, Duong Veasna, Wei Zhang, Nanthasane Vannavong, Hubert Barennes, Michel Strobel
Institut de la Francophonie pour la médicine tropicale, Vientiane, Laos

Duong Veasna
Institut Pasteur du Cambodge, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Souraxay Phrommala
National Institute of Public Health, Vientiane, Lao PDR

Shigehisa Habe
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, Fukuoka University, Fukuoka, Japan

Corresponding Author

peter.odermatt@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

We have no competing interest to declare.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PO DV WZ NV HB MS. Performed the experiments: DV WZ NV SP SH HB. Analyzed the data: PO HB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PO DV WZ NV SP SH MS. Wrote the paper: PO HB.