About the Authors

Peter Steinmann, Jürg Utzinger
Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland,

Xiao-Nong Zhou, Lan-Hua Li
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

Zun-Wei Du, Jin-Yong Jiang, Li-Bo Wang, Xue-Zhong Wang
Helminthiasis Division, Yunnan Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Simao, People's Republic of China

Hanspeter Marti
Medical and Diagnostic Services, Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JU PS XZ. Performed the experiments: PS ZD JJ LW XW LL HM. Analyzed the data: PS. Wrote the paper: JU PS XZ HM. Supervised the first author in all aspects of the work: JU.