About the Authors
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)–Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research Programme, Centre for Geographic Medicine Research (Coast), Kilifi, Kenya
Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Department of Paediatrics, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
Wellcome Trust Centre for Clinical Tropical Medicine, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
Department of Paediatrics, The John Radcliffe Hospital University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Nairobi KEMRI–Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research Programme, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
Neurosciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
The manuscript was written by P. Bejon, J. Berkley, C. Newton, and K. Marsh. Laboratory studies were conducted by B. Lowe. Clinical support was given by T. Mwangi, I. Mwangi, K. Maitland, J. Scott, M. English, N. Peshu, and C. Newton. Inpatient data were collected by K. Maitland, J. Scott, M. English, C. Newton, and K. Marsh. Outpatient data were collected by T. Mwangi, E. Ogada, and T. Williams. P. Bejon analysed the data. K. Maitland, J. Scott, and C. Newton contributed to interpretation of the results. All authors approved the final manuscript. P. Bejon had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.