About the Authors

Anna Cavalli

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

Sory I. Bamba

Affiliation Direction Nationale de la Santé, Ministère de la Santé, Bamako, Mali

Mamadou N. Traore

Affiliation Direction Nationale de la Santé, Ministère de la Santé, Bamako, Mali

Marleen Boelaert

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

Youssouf Coulibaly

Affiliation Direction Nationale de la Santé, Ministère de la Santé, Bamako, Mali

Katja Polman

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

Marjan Pirard

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

Monique Van Dormael

mvdormael@itg.be

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

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AC SIB MNT MB YC MVD. Performed the experiments: AC MVD. Analyzed the data: AC MNT YC KP MP MVD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SIB. Wrote the paper: AC MB KP MP MVD.