About the Authors

Kathrin Ziegelbauer

Contributed equally to this work with: Kathrin Ziegelbauer, Benjamin Speich

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Benjamin Speich

Contributed equally to this work with: Kathrin Ziegelbauer, Benjamin Speich

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Daniel Mäusezahl

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Robert Bos

Affiliation Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Jennifer Keiser

Affiliations University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel Switzerland

Jürg Utzinger

juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KZ BS JK JU. Performed the experiments: KZ BS. Analyzed the data: KZ BS JK JU. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KZ BS DM RB JK JU. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: KZ BS DM RB JK JU. Wrote the first draft of the paper: KZ BS. Contributed to the writing of the paper: DM RB JK JU. Interpreted the data: KZ BS DM JK JU.