About the Authors

Mike Y. Osei-Atweneboana

Affiliation Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Water Research Institute, Department of Environmental Biology and Health, Accra, Ghana

Sara Lustigman

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology, Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Roger K. Prichard

Affiliation Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Boakye A. Boatin

Affiliations Institute of Parasitology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Lymphatic Filariasis Support Centre, Department of Parasitology, Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

María-Gloria Basáñez


Affiliation Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine (St Mary's campus), Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.