About the Authors

Cathy Steel

csteel@niaid.nih.gov

Affiliation Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Joseph Kubofcik

Affiliation Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Eric A. Ottesen

Affiliation Lymphatic Filariasis Support Center, The Task Force for Global Health, Decatur, Georgia, United States of America

Thomas B. Nutman

Affiliation Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CS JK TBN. Performed the experiments: JK. Analyzed the data: CS JK. Wrote the paper: CS EAO TBN.