About the Authors

Susana Barbosa, Ian Hastings
Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

William C. Black IV
Department of Microbiology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Corresponding Author

sbarbosa@liv.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SB IH. Performed the experiments: SB. Analyzed the data: SB IH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SB IH WCBIV. Wrote the paper: SB IH.