About the Authors

Yaneth Osorio

Address Current address: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Affiliations Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Bruno L. Travi

Address Current address: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Affiliations Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Adam R. Renslo

Affiliation Small Molecule Discovery Center, Sandler Center for Basic Research in Parasitic Diseases, and Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Alex G. Peniche

Address Current address: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Affiliations Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Peter C. Melby

pcmelby@utmb.edu

Address Current address: Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Affiliations Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Research Service, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YO BLT PCM. Performed the experiments: YO AGP. Analyzed the data: YO BLT ARR AGP PCM. Wrote the paper: YO BLT ARR AGP PCM.