About the Authors

Michael J. Smout

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia, and School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

Thewarach Laha

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Jason Mulvenna

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia, and School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

Banchob Sripa

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Sutas Suttiprapa

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Alun Jones

Affiliation Institute for Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

Paul J. Brindley

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, D. C., United States of America

Alex Loukas

Alex.Loukas@qimr.edu.au

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia, and School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJS JM AL. Performed the experiments: MJS JM AJ. Analyzed the data: MJS AJ AL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TL BS SS PJB AL. Wrote the paper: MJS AL.