About the Authors

Dieudonné Nkoghe, Roland Fabrice Kassa, Mélanie Caron, Gilda Grard, Illich Mombo, Branly Bikié, Christophe Paupy, Pierre Becquart, Ulrich Bisvigou, Eric Maurice Leroy
Unité des Maladies Virales Emergentes, Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville-CIRMF, Franceville, Gabon

Dieudonné Nkoghe
Ministère de la Santé Publique, Libreville, Gabon

Branly Bikié
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique et Technologique, Libreville, Gabon

Christophe Paupy, Pierre Becquart, Eric Maurice Leroy
MIVEGEC (IRD 224/CNRS 5290/UM1/UM2), Montpellier, France

Ulrich Bisvigou
Faculté de Médecine, Université des Sciences de la Santé, Libreville, Gabon

Corresponding Author

dnkoghe@hotmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EML DN. Performed the experiments: DN RFK MC GG. Analyzed the data: DN RFK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IM BB UB PB CP. Wrote the paper: DN.