About the Authors

Stefanie Knopp, Jürg Utzinger
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Khalfan A. Mohammed, I. Simba Khamis
Helminth Control Laboratory Unguja, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Zanzibar, Tanzania

J. Russell Stothard, David Rollinson
Wolfson Wellcome Biomedical Laboratories, Department of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom

Hanspeter Marti
Department of Medical and Diagnostic Services, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SK KAM JRS DR HM JU. Performed the experiments: SK JRS ISK HM. Analyzed the data: SK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KAM JRS ISK DR HM JU. Wrote the paper: SK KAM JRS DR HM JU.