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

Gerd.Pluschke@unibas.ch

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.