About the Authors
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Infectious Diseases, St. George's Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom
Medical Research Unit, Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Lambaréné, Gabon
Département de Parasitologie, Mycologie, et Médecine Tropicale, Faculté de Médecine, Université des Sciences de la Santé, Libreville, Gabon
Coleridge Unit, North Middlesex University Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Department of Parasitology, Institute of Tropical Medicine, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany
Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Medical Research Council Human Nutrition Research, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Department of Biochemistry, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
TP, MK, JFF, MO, PGK, and SK designed the study. TP, SB, and AD analysed patient data; AS analysed the BIA data and constructed the models; AW and LB conducted the analysis of heavy water; and LW analysed the bromide data. TP and SK wrote the first draft of the paper; all authors commented extensively on subsequent drafts.