About the Authors

Carol Gamble

Affiliation Centre for Medical Statistics and Health Evaluation, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Paul J Ekwaru

Affiliation Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Makerere Medical School, Makarere University, Kampala, Uganda

Paul Garner

Affiliation Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Feiko O. ter Kuile

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: terkuile@liv.ac.uk

Affiliations Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom , Malaria Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

FOtK was co-author of two of the trials reviewed. No other conflicts of interest are declared.

Author Contributions

PG conceived the idea for the study. CG and PJE designed the study. PG coordinated the analysis. CG, PJE, and FOtK analyzed the data. FOtK and CG wrote the first draft, and all authors contributed to subsequent versions of the paper.