About the Authors

Marcia C. Castro

mcastro@hsph.harvard.edu

Affiliation Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Shogo Kanamori

Affiliation Department of International Community Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Khadija Kannady

Affiliation City Medical Office of Health, Dar es Salaam City Council, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

Sigsbert Mkude

Affiliation National Malaria Control Program, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

Gerry F. Killeen

Affiliations Coordination Office, Ifakara Health Institute, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania, Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Ulrike Fillinger

Affiliation Disease Control and Vector Biology Unit, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Planned and oversaw the drain survey, had the initial idea for this article, conducted all data analysis, and wrote the paper: MCC. Oversaw the implementation of EM activities: SK KK SM. Read and approved the final version of the paper: MCC KK SM GFK UF. Oversaw the implementation of EM activities. Read and approved the final version of the paper. Planned and oversaw the UMCP Larval Habitat Survey: KK GFK UF.