About the Authors

Margaret J. Mackinnon

Mmackinnon@kilifi.kemri-wellcome.org

Affiliation KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

Jinguang Li

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang, Singapore

Sachel Mok

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang, Singapore

Moses M. Kortok

Affiliation KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

Kevin Marsh

Affiliation KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya

Peter R. Preiser

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang, Singapore

Zbynek Bozdech

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang, Singapore

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJM ZB. Performed the experiments: MJM JL SM MMK ZB. Analyzed the data: MJM ZB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJM ZB. Wrote the paper: MJM KM PRP ZB.