About the Authors

Anna-Sofie Stensgaard

asstensgaard@snm.ku.dk

Affiliation Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, The Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Penelope Vounatsou

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

Ambrose W. Onapa

Affiliation Envision/NTD Program, RTI, Kampala, Uganda

Jürg Utzinger

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

Erling M. Pedersen

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Thomas K. Kristensen

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Paul E. Simonsen

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ASS AWO PES EMP. Analyzed the data: ASS PV. Wrote the paper: ASS PV AWO JU TKK PES. Designed and carried out the parasitologic field surveys: AWO PES EMP. Read and approved the final manuscript: ASS PV AWO PES EMP JU TKK.