About the Authors

Andreas Neumayr

andreas.neumayr@unibas.ch

Affiliation Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Francesca Tamarozzi

Affiliation Division of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Pavia, IRCCS S. Matteo Hospital Foundation, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Clinical Management of Cystic Echinococcosis, Pavia, Italy

Sam Goblirsch

Affiliation Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Johannes Blum

Affiliation Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Enrico Brunetti

Affiliation Division of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Pavia, IRCCS S. Matteo Hospital Foundation, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Clinical Management of Cystic Echinococcosis, Pavia, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AN JB EB. Analyzed the data: AN FT SG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AN FT SG JB EB. Wrote the paper: AN. Native speaker revision: SG. Critical revision and final approval of manuscript: JB EB FT SG.