About the Authors

Peiling Yap

p.yap@unibas.ch

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Fang-Wei Wu

Affiliation Helminthiasis Division, Yunnan Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Pu'er, People's Republic of China

Zun-Wei Du

Affiliation Helminthiasis Division, Yunnan Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Pu'er, People's Republic of China

Jan Hattendorf

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Ran Chen

Affiliation Menghai Center for Diseases Control and Prevention, Menghai, People's Republic of China

Jin-Yong Jiang

Affiliation Helminthiasis Division, Yunnan Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Pu'er, People's Republic of China

Susi Kriemler

Affiliation Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland

Stefanie J. Krauth

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Xiao-Nong Zhou

Affiliation National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Diseases Control and Prevention, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

Jürg Utzinger

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Peter Steinmann

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PY JU PS. Performed the experiments: PY FWW ZWD RC JYJ. Analyzed the data: PY JH SJK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PY FWW ZWD RC JYJ SK XNZ. Wrote the paper: PY JH JU PS.