About the Authors

Anette Stauch, Hans-Peter Duerr, Martin Eichner
Department of Medical Biometry, University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany

Jean-Claude Dujardin, Manu Vanaerschot
Laboratory of Microbiology, Parasitology and Hygiene, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Jean-Claude Dujardin, Manu Vanaerschot
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

Shyam Sundar
Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Corresponding Author

anette.stauch@medizin.uni-tuebingen.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AS HPD ME. Performed the experiments: AS. Analyzed the data: AS HPD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JCD MV SS. Wrote the paper: AS HPD ME. Contextualized the model analyses and contributed to the writing of the paper: JCD MV SS.