About the Authors

Subramanian Swaminathan
Vector Control Research Centre, Indian Council of Medical Research, Indira Nagar, Pondicherry, India

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SS KK RR. Performed the experiments: RR KK SS VP SA. Analyzed the data: SS VP SA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RR KK SS VP SA. Wrote the paper: SS VP SA KK RR JP. Coordinated field activities: JP. Contributed intellectually for the manuscript preparation: JP.