About the Authors

Colleen L. Lau

colleen.lau@uq.edu.au

Affiliations WHO Collaborating Centre for Children's Health and Environment, Queensland Children's Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, Research School of Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Kimberly Y. Won

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Luke Becker

Affiliation WHO Collaborating Centre for Lymphatic Filariasis, Soil-Transmitted Helminths, and other Neglected Tropical Diseases, Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia

Ricardo J. Soares Magalhaes

Affiliations WHO Collaborating Centre for Children's Health and Environment, Queensland Children's Medical Research Institute, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, School of Veterinary Science, The University of Queensland, Gatton, Australia

Saipale Fuimaono

Affiliation American Samoa Department of Health, Pago Pago, American Samoa

Wayne Melrose

Affiliation WHO Collaborating Centre for Lymphatic Filariasis, Soil-Transmitted Helminths, and other Neglected Tropical Diseases, Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia

Patrick J. Lammie

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Patricia M. Graves

Affiliation WHO Collaborating Centre for Lymphatic Filariasis, Soil-Transmitted Helminths, and other Neglected Tropical Diseases, Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia

Competing Interests

GLaxoSmithKline provided financial support for the WHO Collaborating Centre for Lymphatic Filariasis, Soil-Transmitted Helminths, and Other Neglected Tropical Diseases at James Cook University, Cairns, Australia (LB, WM, PMG). This does not alter our adherence to all PLOS NTDs policies on sharing data and materials. The funder had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CLL KYW LB RJSM SF PJL PMG. Performed the experiments: CLL KYW LB RJSM PMG. Analyzed the data: CLL KYW LB RJSM PJL PMG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CLL KYW LB RJSM WM PMG. Wrote the paper: CLL KYW LB RJSM PMG.