Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (P01 AI127338, R37 A1048071)
Received: 25 June 2019
Accepted: 23 August 2019
First Online: 28 August 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval for the use of human blood in this study was granted by the Institutional Review Board of the University of Notre Dame. All of the blood used for the in vitro culturing of parasites was obtained from healthy adult volunteers and drawn by trained personnel from Interstate Blood Bank.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.