About the Authors

Ekaterina Giorgobiani, Giorgi Babuadze, Nato Dolidze, Lamzira Tskhvaradze, Konstantin Kikaleishvili
National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, Tbilisi, Georgia

Phillip G. Lawyer
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Ryan C. Jochim, Shaden Kamhawi
Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EG PGL SK. Performed the experiments: EG PGL GB ND RCJ LT KK SK. Analyzed the data: EG PGL RCJ SK. Wrote the paper: EG PGL RCJ SK.