About the Authors

Sarah Hendrickx, Raquel Andrea Inocêncio da Luz, Kristel Kuypers, Paul Cos, Louis Maes
Laboratory of Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Vasundhra Bhandari, Poonam Salotra
National Institute of Pathology, Safdarjung Hospital Campus, New Delhi, India

Craig D. Shaw, Julien Lonchamp, Katharine Carter
Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Shyam Sundar
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Suman Rijal
BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

Jean-Claude Dujardin
Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Corresponding Author

louis.maes@ua.ac.be

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.