About the Authors

Cameron P Simmons, Do Quang Ha, Jeremy Farrar, Menno D de Jong
Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

Nadia L Bernasconi, Federica Sallusto, Antonio Lanzavecchia
Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Bellinzona, Switzerland

Amorsolo L Suguitan Jr., Kimberly Mills, Kanta Subbarao
Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Jerrold M Ward
Comparative Medicine Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Tran Tinh Hien
Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

AL is named on a patent relating to the generation and use of human monoclonal antibodies. All other authors have no conflict of interest.

Author Contributions

CPS, NVVC, TTH, JF, and MDdJ diagnosed and recruited the patients. NB, FS and AL generated the antibodies. CS, AS, KM, MDdJ, DQH, and KS tested the antibodies in vitro and in vivo. JMW performed histopathology. CS, NB, AS, AL and KS analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript, with input from all.