About the Authors
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang, Papua New Guinea
Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, United States of America
The filariasis antigen card test used in this study uses reagents licensed from Barnes-Jewish Hospital, an affilation of Gary J. Weil. All royalties from the sales of this test are donated to the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation, a registered not-for-profit organization. This statement is made in the interest of full disclosure, and not because the authors consider this to be a conflict of interest.
Conceived and designed the experiments: GJW WK SJL SAW CLK JWK MJB. Performed the experiments: GJW WK MS SJL CLK MJB. Analyzed the data: GJW WK MS SJL SAW MJB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GJW SJL SAW. Wrote the paper: GJW WK SJL CLK JWK MJB.