About the Authors

Youn-Kyoung Goo

Affiliations Division of Malaria and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Health, Korea CDC, Osong Saeng-myeong 2 ro, Osong Health Technology Administration, Osong, Republic of Korea, Department of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Daegu, Republic of Korea

So-Young Ji

Affiliation Division of Malaria and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Health, Korea CDC, Osong Saeng-myeong 2 ro, Osong Health Technology Administration, Osong, Republic of Korea

Hyun-Il Shin

Affiliation Division of Malaria and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Health, Korea CDC, Osong Saeng-myeong 2 ro, Osong Health Technology Administration, Osong, Republic of Korea

Jun-Hye Moon

Affiliation Division of Malaria and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Health, Korea CDC, Osong Saeng-myeong 2 ro, Osong Health Technology Administration, Osong, Republic of Korea

Shin-Hyung Cho

Affiliation Division of Malaria and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Health, Korea CDC, Osong Saeng-myeong 2 ro, Osong Health Technology Administration, Osong, Republic of Korea

Won-Ja Lee

Affiliation Division of Malaria and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Health, Korea CDC, Osong Saeng-myeong 2 ro, Osong Health Technology Administration, Osong, Republic of Korea

Jung-Yeon Kim

jykim-malaria@nih.go.kr

Affiliation Division of Malaria and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Health, Korea CDC, Osong Saeng-myeong 2 ro, Osong Health Technology Administration, Osong, Republic of Korea

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JYK. Performed the experiments: YKG SYJ HIS JHM. Analyzed the data: JYK YKG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SHC WJL. Wrote the paper: JYK YKG.