About the Authors

Veerle Lejon

vlejon@itg.be

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Dieudonné Mumba Ngoyi

Affiliation Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Marleen Boelaert

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Philippe Büscher

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VL PB. Analyzed the data: VL MB PB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DMN. Wrote the paper: VL. Revised the paper: DMN MB PB.