About the Authors

Kathryn Maitland, James A Berkley, Mohammed Shebbe, Norbert Peshu, Michael English, Charles R. J. C Newton
Centre for Geographic Medicine Research (Coast), Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kilifi, Kenya

Kathryn Maitland
Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

Kathryn Maitland
Wellcome Trust Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

James A Berkley
Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Michael English
Department of Paediatrics, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Charles R. J. C Newton
Neurosciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, The Wolfson Centre, Mecklenburgh Square, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

kmaitland@kilifi.kemri-wellcome.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

KM conceived and designed the study, analyzed the data, and wrote the report. JAB and ME helped to design the study and participated in patient care, interpretation of the findings, and writing of the report. MS assisted with patient care and was responsible for data collection. NP participated in patient care, interpretation of the data, and preparation of the final report. CRJCN conceived and designed the study and participated in patient care, interpretation of the findings, and writing of the report.