About the Authors

Dennis J. Grab, Olga V. Nikolskaia, J. Stephen Dumler
Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Noboru Inoue
National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Japan

Oriel M. M. Thekisoe
Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of the Free State, Qwaqwa Campus, Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa

Liam J. Morrison
Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Wendy Gibson
School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

dgrab1@jhmi.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DJG NI LJM JSD. Performed the experiments: OVN LJM NI. Analyzed the data: DJG WG NI LJM JSD OMMT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DJG NI. Wrote the paper: DJG WG LJM JSD NI OMMT.