About the Authors

Sören L. Becker, Jürg Utzinger
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Sören L. Becker, Christoph Hatz, Jürg Utzinger
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Sören L. Becker, Winfried V. Kern
Center for Infectious Diseases and Travel Medicine, Department of Medicine, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Benjamin Sieto
Dispensaire Rural de Léléblé, Léléblé, Côte d'Ivoire

Kigbafori D. Silué, Eliézer K. N'Goran
Laboratoire de Zoologie et Biologie Animale, Unité de Formation et de Recherche (UFR) Biosciences, Université de Cocody, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Kigbafori D. Silué, Siaka Koné, Eliézer K. N'Goran
Département Environnement et Santé, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Lucas Adjossan
Hôpital General de Taabo-Cité, Taabo-Cité, Côte d'Ivoire

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

Corresponding Author

juerg.utzinger@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SLB CH EKN JU. Performed the experiments: SLB BS KDS LA EKN JU. Analyzed the data: SLB CH WVK EKN JU. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BS KDS LA SK. Wrote the paper: SLB CH JU.