About the Authors

Weihong Qi, Michael Käser, Katharina Röltgen, Gerd Pluschke
Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Dorothy Yeboah-Manu
Department of Bacteriology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WQ MK GP. Analyzed the data: WQ. Wrote the paper: WQ GP. Performed DNA isolation and provided DNA samples for sequencing: MK. Performed SNP confirmation and SNP assay experiments: KR. Contributed strains: DYM.