About the Authors

Andreas Neumayr

andreas.neumayr@unibas.ch

Affiliation Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Giuliana Troia

Affiliation Division of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Pavia, IRCCS S. Matteo Hospital Foundation, WHO Collaborating Centre for Clinical Management of Cystic Echinococcosis, Pavia, Italy

Chiara de Bernardis

Affiliation Division of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Pavia, IRCCS S. Matteo Hospital Foundation, WHO Collaborating Centre for Clinical Management of Cystic Echinococcosis, Pavia, Italy

Francesca Tamarozzi

Affiliation Division of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Pavia, IRCCS S. Matteo Hospital Foundation, WHO Collaborating Centre for Clinical Management of Cystic Echinococcosis, Pavia, Italy

Sam Goblirsch

Affiliation Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Luca Piccoli

Affiliation Division of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Pavia, IRCCS S. Matteo Hospital Foundation, WHO Collaborating Centre for Clinical Management of Cystic Echinococcosis, Pavia, Italy

Christoph Hatz

Affiliation Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Carlo Filice

Affiliation Ultrasound Unit, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Pavia, IRCCS S. Matteo Hospital Foundation, WHO Collaborating Centre for Clinical Management of Cystic Echinococcosis, Pavia, Italy

Enrico Brunetti

Affiliation Division of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Pavia, IRCCS S. Matteo Hospital Foundation, WHO Collaborating Centre for Clinical Management of Cystic Echinococcosis, Pavia, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: AN. Wrote the paper: AN EB. Review by native speaker: SG. Review of the manuscript: CH CF. Data collection: AN GT CdB FT LP.