About the Authors

Naomi W. Lucchi, Maniphet Xayavong, Alexandre J. DaSilva, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar
Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Jothikumar Narayanan, Vincent Hill
Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Mara A. Karell, Venkatachalam Udhayakumar
Atlanta Research and Education Foundation/VA Medical Center, Decatur, Georgia, United States of America

Simon Kariuki
Malaria Branch, Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kisumu, Kenya

Corresponding Author

NLucchi@cdc.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NWL JN VH VU. Performed the experiments: NWL MAK. Analyzed the data: NWL JN VU. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MX AJD SK VU. Wrote the paper: NWL JN VH VU.