About the Authors

Gabriel Rinaldi

Contributed equally to this work with: Gabriel Rinaldi, Sabine E. Eckert, Isheng J. Tsai

Affiliations Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States of America, Departamento de Genética, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República, (UDELAR), Montevideo, Uruguay

Sabine E. Eckert

Contributed equally to this work with: Gabriel Rinaldi, Sabine E. Eckert, Isheng J. Tsai

Affiliations The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Oxford, United Kingdom

Isheng J. Tsai

Contributed equally to this work with: Gabriel Rinaldi, Sabine E. Eckert, Isheng J. Tsai

Affiliation The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Sutas Suttiprapa

Affiliations Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States of America, Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Kristine J. Kines

Affiliations Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States of America, Tulane Cancer Center, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

José F. Tort

Affiliation Departamento de Genética, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República, (UDELAR), Montevideo, Uruguay

Victoria H. Mann

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States of America

Daniel J. Turner

Affiliations The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Oxford, United Kingdom

Matthew Berriman

mb4@sanger.ac.uk (MB); pbrindley@gwu.edu (PJB)

Affiliation The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Paul J. Brindley

mb4@sanger.ac.uk (MB); pbrindley@gwu.edu (PJB)

Affiliations Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States of America, Research Center for Neglected Diseases of Poverty, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GR SEE IJT DJT MB PJB. Performed the experiments: GR SEE IJT KJK SS VHM. Analyzed the data: GR SEE IJT JFT MB PJB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KJK VHM DJT IJT. Wrote the paper: GR SEE IJT JFT MB PJB.