About the Authors

Kathrin Arndts, Susanne Deininger, Sabine Specht, Ute Klarmann, Sabine Mand, Tomabu Adjobimey, Laura E. Layland, Achim Hoerauf
Institute of Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, University Hospital Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Ute Klarmann
Institute of Medical Biometry, Informatics and Epidemiology, University Hospital Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Alexander Y. Debrah, Linda Batsa, Alexander Kwarteng, Ohene Adjei
Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Kumasi, Ghana

Alexander Y. Debrah, Ohene Adjei
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology, and School of Medical Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Christian Epp
Department für Infektiologie, Parasitologie, Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Mark Taylor
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

laura.layland@microbiology-bonn.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SS LEL MT OA AH. Performed the experiments: KA SD SM TA AYD LB AK. Analyzed the data: KA SD UK LEL AH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CE UK. Wrote the paper: KA SD LEL AH.