About the Authors

Nadine Schur, Eveline Hürlimann, Amadou Garba, Jürg Utzinger, Penelope Vounatsou
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Nadine Schur, Eveline Hürlimann, Amadou Garba, Jürg Utzinger, Penelope Vounatsou
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Amadou Garba
Programme National de Lutte Contre la Bilharziose et les Géohelminthes, Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Lutte Contre les Endémies, Niamey, Niger

Mamadou S. Traoré
Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, Ministère de la Santé, Bamako, Mali

Omar Ndir
Service de Parasitologie, Faculté de Médecine, Pharmacie et Odontologie, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Sénégal

Raoult C. Ratard
Office of Public Health, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté
National Programme for the Control of Schistosomiasis and Intestinal Helminthiasis, Ministry of Public Health, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté
Laboratoire de Biologie Générale, Université de Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté
Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Thomas K. Kristensen
DBL, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark

Corresponding Author

penelope.vounatsou@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: NS PV. Wrote the paper: NS PV JU. Conceptualized the project: PV JU TKK. Provided substantial amount of data: AG MST ON RCR LATT. Processed data: NS EH. Provided important intellectual content: AG MST ON RCR LATT TKK JU PV.