About the Authors

Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté


Affiliations University of Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, Cameroon, Centre for Schistosomiasis and Parasitology, Yaoundé, Cameroon

J. Russell Stothard

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

David Rollinson

Affiliation Global Schistosomiasis Alliance, Department of Life Sciences, Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom

Jutta Reinhard-Rupp

Affiliation Merck Global Health Institute, Ares Trading SA, Switzerland, Subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have read the journal’s policy and have the following conflicts: Jutta Reinhard-Rupp was employed by Merck KGaA at the time the review article was written. She holds Merck stock options which does not impact her contribution to the article. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.