About the Authors

Oleg Mediannikov, Georges Diatta, Florence Fenollar, Cheikh Sokhna, Jean-François Trape, Didier Raoult
URMITE, UMR IRD 198/CNRS 6236, Medical Faculty, Mediterranean University, Marseille, France and Dakar, Senegal

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OM GD FF J-FT DR. Performed the experiments: OM GD. Analyzed the data: OM GD FF CS J-FT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CS J-FT DR. Wrote the paper: OM DR.