About the Authors

Andreas Neumayr, Christoph Hatz
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Giuliana Troia, Chiara de Bernardis, Francesca Tamarozzi, Luca Piccoli, Enrico Brunetti
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
Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Carlo Filice
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

Corresponding Author

andreas.neumayr@unibas.ch

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.