About the Authors

Janet Douglass

jan.douglass@my.jcu.edu.au

Affiliations College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, James Cook University and World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the Control of Lymphatic Filariasis, Soil Transmitted Helminths and Other Neglected Tropical Diseases, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Patricia Graves

Affiliations James Cook University and World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the Control of Lymphatic Filariasis, Soil Transmitted Helminths and Other Neglected Tropical Diseases, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Susan Gordon

Current address: School of Health Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Affiliations James Cook University and World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the Control of Lymphatic Filariasis, Soil Transmitted Helminths and Other Neglected Tropical Diseases, Cairns, Queensland, Australia, College of Health Care Sciences, Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JD SG. Performed the experiments: JD SG. Analyzed the data: JD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JD PG. Wrote the paper: JD SG PG.