About the Authors

Bruno Levecke

Bruno.Levecke@UGent.be

Affiliation Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

Jerzy M. Behnke

Affiliation School of Biology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Sitara S. R. Ajjampur

Affiliation Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Marco Albonico

Affiliation Public Health Laboratory, Ivo de Carneri, Pemba Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Shaali M. Ame

Affiliation Public Health Laboratory, Ivo de Carneri, Pemba Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Johannes Charlier

Affiliation Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

Stefan M. Geiger

Affiliation Instituto René Rachou, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Nguyen T. V. Hoa

Affiliation National Institute for Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam

Romuald I. Kamwa Ngassam

Affiliation Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Andrew C. Kotze

Affiliation Division of Livestock Industries, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Brisbane, Australia

James S. McCarthy

Affiliation Queensland Institute for Medical Research, University of Queensland, Herston, Australia

Antonio Montresor

Affiliation Department of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Maria V. Periago

Affiliation Instituto René Rachou, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Sheela Roy

Affiliation Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté

Affiliation Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, Cameroon

D. T. C. Thach

Affiliation National Institute for Malariology, Parasitology and Entomology, Hanoi, Vietnam

Jozef Vercruysse

Affiliation Department of Virology, Parasitology and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMB MA ACK JSM AM JV. Performed the experiments: BL SSRA SMA JC SMG NTVH RIKN MVP SR L-ATT DTCT. Analyzed the data: BL JMB. Wrote the paper: BL JMB JC JV.