Funding for this research was provided by:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP49932 and OPP1084251)
Institute of Infection and Immunity (236334)
Received: 21 June 2018
Accepted: 27 September 2018
First Online: 3 October 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the Institutional Review Boards and Human Ethical Committee of the Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences (Patna, India) under the project head of “Grand Challenges Canada”. Human PBMCs from whole blood were isolated from healthy and VL/PKDL volunteers after written, informed consent as per standard guidelines.
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