About the Authors

Gulnara Minbaeva
State Sanitary Epidemiological Department of the Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Alexander Schweiger, Adrian B. Hehl, Isabelle Tanner, Iskender Ziadinov, Peter Deplazes
Institute of Parasitology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Aigerim Bodosheva, Omurbek Kuttubaev
Department of Biology, Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Paul R. Torgerson
Section of Epidemiology, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PD PRT. Performed the experiments: GM AS AB OK ABH IT IZ. Analyzed the data: PRT AS PD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GM AB OK IT IZ ABH. Wrote the paper: AS PD PRT ABH.