About the Authors

Koji Watanabe

Affiliations AIDS Clinical Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, Center for AIDS Research, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan

Hiroyuki Gatanaga

higatana@acc.ncgm.go.jp

Affiliations AIDS Clinical Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, Center for AIDS Research, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan

Aleyla Escueta-de Cadiz

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

Junko Tanuma

Affiliation AIDS Clinical Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

Tomoyoshi Nozaki

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

Shinichi Oka

Affiliations AIDS Clinical Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, Center for AIDS Research, Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HG JT SO. Performed the experiments: KW AEdC TN. Analyzed the data: KW HG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KW HG JT SO. Wrote the paper: KW HG.