About the Authors
- Imelda Bates, Sue Purnell
- Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom
- Richard Phillips, Harry Tagbor
- Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
- Richard Phillips, Ruby Martin-Peprah
- Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
- Gibson Kibiki
- Kilimanjaro Clinical Research Institute, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, Tanzania
- Oumar Gaye
- Department of Medical Parasitology, Dakar Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal
- Kamija Phiri
- College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the project: IB SP. Performed the project: IB SP RP RMP. Analyzed the data: IB SP RP RMP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IB SP RP RMP GK OG KP HT. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: IB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: IB SP RP RMP. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: IB SP RP RMP GK OG KP HT. Agree with manuscript′s results and conclusions: IB SP RP RMP GK OG KP HT.