About the Authors

Mariko Saito, Hitoshi Oshitani, Kentaro Tohma, Taro Kamigaki
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai City, Miyagi, Japan

Mariko Saito, Hitoshi Oshitani, Taro Kamigaki
RITM-Tohoku Collaborative Research Center on Emerging and Re-emerging Research, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Jun Ryan C. Orbina, Alice S. de Guzman, Catalino S. Demetria, Daria L. Manalo, Beatriz P. Quiambao
Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila, Philippines

Akira Noguchi, Satoshi Inoue
National Institute of Infectious Disease, Tokyo, Japan

Corresponding Author

saitom@med.tohoku.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HO TK SI DLM BPQ. Performed the experiments: MS JRCO ASdG KT CSD. Analyzed the data: MS KT TK HO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AN SI. Wrote the paper: MS HO KT.