About the Authors

Jia-Xiang Yin

chinayjx@gmail.com

Affiliation Yunnan Institute of Endemic Disease Control and Prevention, Dali City, Yunnan Province, People's Republic of China

Alan Geater

Affiliation Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand

Virasakdi Chongsuvivatwong

Affiliation Epidemiology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand

Xing-Qi Dong

Affiliation Yunnan Institute of Endemic Disease Control and Prevention, Dali City, Yunnan Province, People's Republic of China

Chun-Hong Du

Affiliation Yunnan Institute of Endemic Disease Control and Prevention, Dali City, Yunnan Province, People's Republic of China

You-Hong Zhong

Affiliation Yunnan Institute of Endemic Disease Control and Prevention, Dali City, Yunnan Province, People's Republic of China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: J-XY AG VC X-QD. Performed the experiments: J-XY X-QD C-HD Y-HZ. Analyzed the data: J-XY AG X-QD C-HD Y-HZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: J-XY AG VC. Wrote the paper: J-XY AG VC.