About the Authors

Philip J. Budge

Current address: Infectious Diseases Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Affiliations Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Parasitic Diseases Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Edmond Sognikin

Affiliation Division of Community Health, Ministry of Health, Lomé, Togo

Amanda Akosa

Affiliation Department of Biology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Els M. Mathieu

emm7@cdc.gov

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

Michael Deming

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

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EMM MD. Performed the experiments: EMM MD ES. Analyzed the data: PJB AA MD. Wrote the paper: PJB EMM MD.