About the Authors

Jennifer Keiser
Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Jennifer Keiser, Christoph Hatz, Jürg Utzinger
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Hanan Sayed
Public Health Department, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Giza, Egypt

Maged El-Ghanam
Hepatogastroenterology Department, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Giza, Egypt

Hoda Sabry
Parasitology Department, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Giza, Egypt

Saad Anani
Ministry of Health and Population, Alexandria Governorate, Alexandria, Egypt

Aly El-Wakeel
Ministry of Health and Population, Behera Governorate, Behera, Egypt

Christoph Hatz
Department of Medical Services and Diagnostic, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Christoph Hatz
Institute for Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Jürg Utzinger
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Sayed Seif el-Din, Walaa El-Maadawy, Sanaa Botros
Pharmacology Department, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Giza, Egypt

Corresponding Author

jennifer.keiser@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JK JU CH SB. Performed the experiments: H. Sayed ME-G H. Sabry SA AE-W SSe-D WE-M SB. Analyzed the data: JK H. Sayed SB. Wrote the paper: JK CH JU SB.