About the Authors

Bin Xu

Contributed equally to this work with: Bin Xu, Catherine A. Gordon

Affiliation National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

Catherine A. Gordon

Contributed equally to this work with: Bin Xu, Catherine A. Gordon

Catherine.Gordon@qimr.edu.au (CAG); zfeng09@gmail.com (ZF)

Affiliations Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Wei Hu

Affiliation National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

Donald P. McManus

Affiliation Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

Hong-Gen Chen

Affiliation Jiangxi Provincial Institute of Parasitic Diseases Control, Nanchang, People's Republic of China

Darren J. Gray

Affiliations Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia, Infectious Disease Epidemiology Unit, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Chuan Ju

Affiliation National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

Xiao-Jun Zeng

Affiliation Jiangxi Provincial Institute of Parasitic Diseases Control, Nanchang, People's Republic of China

Geoffrey N. Gobert

Affiliation Molecular Parasitology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

Jun Ge

Affiliation Jiangxi Provincial Institute of Parasitic Diseases Control, Nanchang, People's Republic of China

Wei-Ming Lan

Affiliation Jiangxi Provincial Institute of Parasitic Diseases Control, Nanchang, People's Republic of China

Shu-Ying Xie

Affiliation Jiangxi Provincial Institute of Parasitic Diseases Control, Nanchang, People's Republic of China

Wei-Sheng Jiang

Affiliation Jiangxi Provincial Institute of Parasitic Diseases Control, Nanchang, People's Republic of China

Allen G. Ross

Affiliation Griffith Health Institute, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia

Luz P. Acosta

Affiliation Research Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Immunology, Manila, Philippines

Remigio Olveda

Affiliation Research Institute of Tropical Medicine, Department of Immunology, Manila, Philippines

Zheng Feng

Catherine.Gordon@qimr.edu.au (CAG); zfeng09@gmail.com (ZF)

Affiliation National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ZF BX WH CAG DPM RM. Performed the experiments: HC CJ XZ JG WL SX WJ BX ZF CAG LPA RO. Analyzed the data: BX ZF CAG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HC CJ XZ JG WL SX WJ BX ZF AGR RO. Wrote the paper: CAG DPM DJG GNG ZF.