About the Authors

Dominik Glinz

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Kigbafori D. Silué

Affiliations Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Stefanie Knopp

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Laurent K. Lohourignon

Affiliation Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Kouassi P. Yao

Affiliation Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Peter Steinmann

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

Laura Rinaldi

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples ‘Federico II’, Regional Center for Monitoring Parasites (CREMOPAR), Naples, Italy

Giuseppe Cringoli

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Naples ‘Federico II’, Regional Center for Monitoring Parasites (CREMOPAR), Naples, Italy

Eliézer K. N'Goran

Affiliations Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Jürg Utzinger

juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Competing Interests

G. Cringoli is the inventor of the FLOTAC apparatus. None of the other co-authors has any conflict of interest.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DG KDS SK PS GC EKN JU. Performed the experiments: DG KDS LKL EKN. Analyzed the data: DG KPY LR GC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GC EKN JU. Wrote the paper: DG SK PS LR GC JU.