About the Authors

Da-Bing Lu, James W. Rudge, Christl A. Donnelly, Joanne P. Webster
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

Tian-Ping Wang, Guo-Ren Fang
Anhui Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Wuhu, People's Republic of China

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DBL TPW JPW. Analyzed the data: DBL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DBL JWR TPW CAD JPW. Wrote the paper: DBL JWR CAD JPW. Performed field surveys and PCR work: JWR GRF.