About the Authors

Aly Landouré

Affiliation Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, BP 1771, Bamako, Mali

Robert Dembélé

Affiliation Programme National de Lutte Contre les Schistosomiases et les Geohelminthes, Ministère de la Santé, Bamako, Mali

Seydou Goita

Affiliation Helen Keller International, Bamako, Mali

Mamadou Kané

Affiliation Hôpital du Mali, Ministère de la Santé, Bamako, Mali

Marjon Tuinsma

Affiliation Helen Keller International, Bamako, Mali

Moussa Sacko

Affiliation Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, BP 1771, Bamako, Mali

Emily Toubali

Affiliation Helen Keller International, New York, New York, United States of America

Michael D. French

Affiliation Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Adama D. Keita

Affiliation Hôpital National du Point G, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Bamako, Mali

Alan Fenwick

Affiliation Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Mamadou S. Traoré

Affiliations Institut National de Recherche en Santé Publique, BP 1771, Bamako, Mali, Faculté de Médecine de Pharmacie et d'Odonto-Stomalogie, Bamako, Mali

Yaobi Zhang

y.zhang@hki.org

Affiliation Helen Keller International, Regional Office for Africa, Dakar, Senegal

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AL RD MS AF MST SG MT ET. Performed the experiments: AL MK ADK. Analyzed the data: YZ MDF AL. Wrote the paper: YZ AL. National program coordinator: RD. Coordinated the program and the study: RD SG MT ET. Provided technical oversight: YZ.