About the Authors

Achuyt Bhattarai, Andreas Mårtensson, Guida Rotllant, Akira Kaneko, Anders Björkman
Infectious Diseases Unit, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Abdullah S Ali, Ali K Abbas, Abdul-wahiyd Al-mafazy
Zanzibar Malaria Control Programme, Zanzibar, Tanzania

S. Patrick Kachur
Malaria Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

S. Patrick Kachur, Rashid Khatib, Salim Abdulla
Ifakara Health Research and Development Centre, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

Andreas Mårtensson
Emergency Medicine Unit, Department of Medicine, Kullbergska Hospital, Katrineholm, Sweden

Mahdi Ramsan
International Development Group, Research Triangle Institute, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Jan F Gerstenmaier
Department of Accident & Emergency, Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Fabrizio Molteni
Italian Co-operation, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

Scott M Montgomery
Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Scott M Montgomery
Clinical Research Centre, Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden

Corresponding Author

achuyt.bhattarai@ki.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Dr. Bhattarai had full access to the data in the study and takes full responsibility for the integrity of the data and accuracy of the data and its analysis. Study concept and design: Bhattarai, Kachur, Gerstenmaier, Abdulla, and Björkman. Acquisition of data: Bhattarai, Ali, Kachur, Abbas, Al-mafazy, Ramsan, Rotllant, Molteni, and Abdulla. Analysis and interpretation of data: Bhattarai, Kachur, Mårtensson, Montgomery, and Björkman. Drafting of the manuscript: Bhattarai, Kachur, Mårtensson, and Björkman. Statistical analysis: Bhattarai, Kachur, Mårtensson, Montgomery, Kaneko, and Björkman. Obtained funding: Ali, Kachur, Ramsan, and Molteni. Administrative, technical, and material support: Bhattarai, Ali, Kachur, Abbas, Khatib, Al-mafazy, Ramsan, Rotllant, Gerstenmaier, Molteni, and Björkman. Study supervision: Bhattarai, Ali, Kachur, Molteni, Abdulla, and Björkman. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.