About the Authors

Adela Nacer

Contributed equally to this work with: Adela Nacer, Alexandru Movila

Address Current address: Biologie des Interactions Hote-Parasite, Batiment Nicolle, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Affiliation Division of Medical Parasitology, Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Alexandru Movila

Contributed equally to this work with: Adela Nacer, Alexandru Movila

Affiliation Division of Medical Parasitology, Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Kerstin Baer

Address Current address: Equine Clinic, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria

Affiliation Division of Medical Parasitology, Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Sebastian A. Mikolajczak

Affiliation Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Stefan H. I. Kappe

Affiliation Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Ute Frevert

ute.frevert@nyumc.org

Affiliation Division of Medical Parasitology, Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AN AM KB SAM SHIK. Performed the experiments: AN AM KB SAM. Analyzed the data: AN AM KB UF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SHIK UF. Wrote the paper: AN UF.