About the Authors

Michael J. Smout, Jason Mulvenna, Alex Loukas
Division of Infectious Diseases, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia, and School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

Thewarach Laha
Department of Parasitology, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Banchob Sripa, Sutas Suttiprapa
Department of Pathology, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

Alun Jones
Institute for Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

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

Corresponding Author

Alex.Loukas@qimr.edu.au

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.