About the Authors

Piengchan Sonthayanon

piengchan@tropmedres.ac

Affiliations Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Sharon J. Peacock

Affiliations Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Wirongrong Chierakul

Affiliations Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Vanaporn Wuthiekanun

Affiliation Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Stuart D. Blacksell

Affiliation Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Mathew T. G. Holden

Affiliation The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, United Kingdom

Stephen D. Bentley

Affiliation The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, United Kingdom

Edward J. Feil

Affiliation Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

Nicholas P. J. Day

Affiliations Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PS SJP NPD. Performed the experiments: PS WC VW SDB MTGH SDB. Analyzed the data: PS SJP MTGH SDB EJF NPD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PS SJP WC VW SDB MTGH SDB EJF. Wrote the paper: PS SJP EJF NPD.