Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (R21AI135711-01)
National Institutes of Health (P51OD011132)
Received: 30 November 2020
Accepted: 4 February 2021
First Online: 12 February 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All animal protocols that include experimental animal procedures using mice and rabbits were carried out in accordance with the US Animal Welfare Act and approved by the Emory University’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, protocol YER-2002483-092616GN, and followed accordingly. Samples with or without PCR-confirmed malaria infection determined by the CDC Human Subjects office to be research that does not involve human subjects (2017–192). No contact information nor access to personal identifiers were available to laboratory staff from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or Emory University.
: All authors reviewed and approved the final manuscript.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.