About the Authors

Soumaya Marzouki, Maha Abdeladhim, Chaouki Ben Abdessalem, Beya Ferjani, Hechmi Louzir, Mélika Ben Ahmed
Laboratory of Transmission, Control and Immunobiology of Infection, LR11IPT02, Institut Pasteur de Tunis, Tunis, Tunisie

Fabiano Oliveira, Dana Gilmore, Jesus G. Valenzuela
Vector Molecular Biology Section, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Hechmi Louzir, Mélika Ben Ahmed
Faculté de Médecine de Tunis, Université Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisie

Corresponding Author

melika.benahmed@pasteur.rns.tn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MBA HL SM JGV FO. Performed the experiments: SM MA CBA DG FO BF. Analyzed the data: MBA SM HL JGV. Wrote the paper: MBA SM HL JGV.