About the Authors

Elizabeth J. Carlton, Edmund Y. W. Seto, Robert C. Spear
Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Michael N. Bates
Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Bo Zhong
Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, China

Corresponding Author

ejcarlton@berkeley.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EJC BZ EYWS RCS. Performed the experiments: EJC BZ. Analyzed the data: EJC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MNB RCS. Wrote the paper: EJC. Edited the paper: MNB BZ EYWS RCS.