About the Authors

Tomáš Chrudimský

tomas.chrudimsky@gmail.com

Affiliation Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic

Filip Husník

Affiliations Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic, Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, České Budějovice, Czech Republic

Eva Nováková

Affiliations Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic, Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, České Budějovice, Czech Republic

Václav Hypša

Affiliations Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic, Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, České Budějovice, Czech Republic

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the paper: TC FH EN VH. Designed the study: EN VH. Established in vitro culture: TC FH. Generated and assembled the genomic data: EN. Performed the light and electron microscopy characterization: TC FH VH. Performed phylogenetic analyses: TC FH. Annotated and analyzed the TTSS sequences: TC.