About the Authors

Cheikh Sokhna, Oleg Mediannikov, Florence Fenollar, Hubert Bassene, Georges Diatta, Jean-François Trape, Michel Drancourt, Didier Raoult
URMITE, IRD 198, UM63, CNRS 7278, Inserm 1095, Aix Marseille Université, Marseille, France

Cheikh Sokhna, Oleg Mediannikov, Florence Fenollar, Hubert Bassene, Georges Diatta, Jean-François Trape, Michel Drancourt, Didier Raoult
Campus commun UCAD-IRD d'Hann, Dakar, Senegal

Adama Tall
Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CS OM DR. Performed the experiments: OM HB GD. Analyzed the data: CS OM FF DR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FF AT JFT MD DR. Wrote the paper: OM CS MD DR.