We thank the additional members of the SaniPath Study team who contributed to the study design, data collection, and data analysis: investigators: Kelly Baker and Mathew Freeman; research staff: Laura Bloomfield, Marian Honu, Dorothy Peprah, Heather Reese, Katherine Roguski, and Yuke Wang; advisors: Philip Amoah, Joseph Ampofo, Irene Ayi, Julie Clennon, Jeroen Ensink, Monique Hennink, Amy Kirby, Eugene Larbi, Pengbo Liu, and Nii Wellington; field staff: Carol Adjei, Manuela Agorku, Alfred Amoako, Gloria Annan, Reginald Botchway, Richard Kuddy, Richard Ahorsu, and Benjamin Lartey; lab staff: Lady Asantewa, Chantal Agbemabiese, Valentina Dornuki Ayim, Betty Bandy, Bernard Tornyigah, Selom Borbor, Emmanuel Obeng, Stephanie Adjovu, and Harriet Nunoo. We are grateful to Alyse Schrecongost and Louis Boorstin for their insights in developing the SaniPath Study and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for funding and supporting our work (grant no. OPP1016151). Kelly Baker was instrumental in leading the in-country environmental microbiology. We thank our in-country partner institutions: Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, TREND Group, Water Research Institute, International Water Management Institute, and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. We also wish to thank the members of the SaniPath local and international advisory boards for their input and advice throughout the course of the study. We are especially grateful to Eddy Perez and Yuke Wang for their input on this manuscript and Megan Light for her support on the literature review. We are indebted to the residents of the study neighborhoods for their participation in the research, and to the community leaders and liaisons for facilitating the data collection.
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