About the Authors

Ralf Ignatius

Contributed equally to this work with: Ralf Ignatius, Jean Bosco Gahutu

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charité – University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Jean Bosco Gahutu

Contributed equally to this work with: Ralf Ignatius, Jean Bosco Gahutu

Affiliation University Teaching Hospital of Butare, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Rwanda, Butare, Rwanda

Christian Klotz

Affiliation Robert Koch-Institute, Department of Mycology and Parasitology, Berlin, Germany

Christian Steininger

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charité – University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Cyprien Shyirambere

Affiliation University Teaching Hospital of Butare, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Rwanda, Butare, Rwanda

Michel Lyng

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charité – University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Andre Musemakweri

Affiliation University Teaching Hospital of Butare, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Rwanda, Butare, Rwanda

Toni Aebischer

Affiliation Robert Koch-Institute, Department of Mycology and Parasitology, Berlin, Germany

Peter Martus

Affiliation Institute of Clinical Epidemiology and Applied Biometry, Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany

Gundel Harms

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charité – University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Frank P. Mockenhaupt

frank.mockenhaupt@charite.de

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charité – University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JBG FPM AM GH. Performed the experiments: JBG RI C. Steininger C. Shyirambere ML FPM CK TA. Analyzed the data: PM RI JBG CK C. Steininger C. Shyirambere ML AM TA GH FPM. Wrote the paper: RI JBG CK C. Steininger C. Shyirambere ML AM TA PM GH FPM.