About the Authors

Sarah Hendrickx

Contributed equally to this work with: Sarah Hendrickx, Raquel Andrea Inocêncio da Luz

Affiliation Laboratory of Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Raquel Andrea Inocêncio da Luz

Contributed equally to this work with: Sarah Hendrickx, Raquel Andrea Inocêncio da Luz

Affiliation Laboratory of Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Vasundhra Bhandari

Affiliation National Institute of Pathology, Safdarjung Hospital Campus, New Delhi, India

Kristel Kuypers

Affiliation Laboratory of Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Craig D. Shaw

Affiliation Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Julien Lonchamp

Affiliation Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Poonam Salotra

Affiliation National Institute of Pathology, Safdarjung Hospital Campus, New Delhi, India

Katharine Carter

Affiliation Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Shyam Sundar

Affiliation Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Suman Rijal

Affiliation BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

Jean-Claude Dujardin

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Paul Cos

Affiliation Laboratory of Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Louis Maes

louis.maes@ua.ac.be

Affiliation Laboratory of Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SH RAIDL PC LM. Performed the experiments: SH RAIDL VB KK CDS JL. Analyzed the data: SH RAIDL PS KC LM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SS SR JCD. Wrote the paper: SH RAIDL PA KC JCD PC LM.