About the Authors

Simone Harder, Meike Thiel, Joachim Clos, Iris Bruchhaus
Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany

Corresponding Author

harder@bni-hamburg.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SH IB. Performed the experiments: SH MT JC. Analyzed the data: SH MT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JC. Wrote the paper: SH JC IB.