About the Authors

Catherine Bourguinat, Roger K. Prichard
Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Sainte Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada

Sébastien D. S. Pion
Laboratoire de Neuroparasitologie et Neuroépidémiologie Tropicale, Faculté de Médecine, Limoges Cedex, France

Joseph Kamgno
National Onchocerciasis Task Force Cameroon, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Jacques Gardon
UR 24 Epidémiologie et Prévention, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, La Paz, Bolivia

Brian O. L. Duke
River Blindness Foundation, Lancaster, United Kingdom

Michel Boussinesq
UR 24 Epidémiologie et Prévention, Département Sociétés et Santé, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Paris Cedex, France

Corresponding Author

roger.prichard@mcgill.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MB RP. Performed the experiments: CB. Analyzed the data: MB RP CB SP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MB JK JG BD. Wrote the paper: MB RP CB SP JK. Other: Conducted the field trial and provided the Onchocerca material: JK JG BOLD ML.