About the Authors
- Diawo Diallo, Amadou A. Sall, Oumar Faye, Cheikh T. Diagne, Ousmane Faye, Yamar Ba, Ibrahima Dia, Mawlouth Diallo
- Institut Pasteur de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal
- Michaela Buenemann, Kathryn A. Hanley
- Departments of Geography and Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States of America
- Rubing Chen, Scott C. Weaver
- Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, and Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
- Douglas Watts
- University of Texas, El Paso, Texas, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: DD AAS MB Oumar Faye DW SCW KAH MD. Performed the experiments: DD AAS Oumar Faye RC CTD YB ID KAH MD Ousmayne Faye. Analyzed the data: DD MB KAH MD Ousmayne Faye. Wrote the paper: DD MB KAH MD.