About the Authors
- Kithsiri Gunawardena, Muditha Sanjeewa Gunasingha, Nilanthi de Silva
- Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
- Balachandran Kumarendran, Arunasalam Pathmeswaran
- Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka
- Roshini Ebenezer
- Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, Partnership for Child Development, Imperial College London, St Mary's Campus, London, United Kingdom
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: KG BK RE AP NdS. Analyzed the data: BK AP. Wrote the paper: KG NdS. Supervised data collection in the field and laboratory investigations: KG BK RE MSG.