About the Authors
Laboratory of Parasitology, University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
National Institute of Public Health, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Parasitology Unit, Faculty of Basic Sciences, University of Health Sciences, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Department of Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Department of Medical Services and Diagnostic, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: JU CH TKM LL PO JK. Performed the experiments: TKM LL KP PAS YV KA. Analyzed the data: LL TKM PV MT JU. Wrote the paper: LL. Overall supervision of the study in Switzerland: MT PO. Overall supervision of the study in Lao PDR: KA. Supervised field survey in Lao PDR: TKM LL KP PAS YV KA. Statistical analysis: LL TKM PV. Critical review of the manuscript: TKM LL JU PO JK CH. Obtained funding: PO.