About the Authors

Taniawati Supali

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Yenny Djuardi

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Mark Bradley

Affiliation Global Health Programs, GlaxoSmithKline, Brentford, Middlesex, United Kingdom

Rahmah Noordin

Affiliation Institute for Research in Molecular Medicine, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

Paul Rückert

Affiliation German International Co-operation (GIZ), Kupang, Indonesia

Peter U. Fischer

Pufische@DOM.wustl.edu

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Competing Interests

Mark Bradley is an employee of GlaxoSmithKline. The company had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. Paul Rückert is employee of the German International Co-operation, a not for profit agency. The agency had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. This does not alter our adherence to all PLOS policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TS MB RN PR PUF. Performed the experiments: TS YD PUF. Analyzed the data: TS YD PUF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RN. Wrote the paper: TS YD PUF.