About the Authors

Joseph D. Turner, Kelly L. Johnston, R. Stuart Langley, Louise Ford, Brian Faragher, Mark J. Taylor
Filariasis Research Laboratory, Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Nicholas Tendongfor, Mathias Esum, Samuel Wanji
Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon

Nicholas Tendongfor, Mathias Esum, Samuel Wanji
Research Foundation in Tropical Diseases and Environment (REFOTDE), Buea, Cameroon

Sabine Specht, Sabine Mand, Achim Hoerauf
Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology (IMMIP), University Hospital Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Peter Enyong
Tropical Medicine Research Station, Kumba, Cameroon

Corresponding Author

mark.taylor@liverpool.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AH MJT. Performed the experiments: JDT NT ME KLJ RSL LF SS SM PE SW. Analyzed the data: JDT NT ME KLJ RSL LF BF SS SM PE SW MJT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJT. Wrote the paper: JDT MJT.