About the Authors

Kerstin Baer, Christian Klotz, Ute Frevert
Department of Medical Parasitology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Stefan H. I Kappe
Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Thomas Schnieder
Department of Parasitology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Hannover, Germany

Corresponding Author

ute.frevert@med.nyu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

KB, CK, and UF conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, and wrote the paper. SHIK contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. TS sponsored KB's dissertation.