About the Authors

Theresa W. Gyorkos

theresa.gyorkos@mcgill.ca

Affiliations Parasite Epidemiology Research Group, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Nicolas L. Gilbert

Affiliation Parasite Epidemiology Research Group, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada

Renée Larocque

Affiliation International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada

Martín Casapía

Affiliation Asociación Civil Selva Amazónica, Iquitos, Perú

Antonio Montresor

Affiliation Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TWG RL MC NLG. Performed the experiments: TWG RL MC. Analyzed the data: NLG TWG AM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TWG MC AM. Wrote the paper: TWG AM NLG MC RL.