About the Authors

Rose McGready, Saw Oo Tan, Elizabeth A Ashley, Mupawjay Pimanpanarak, Jacher Viladpai-nguen, Lucy Phaiphun, Katja Wüstefeld, Marion Barends, Natthapon Laochan, Lily Keereecharoen, François Nosten
Shoklo Malaria Research Unit (SMRU), Mae Sot, Tak, Thailand

Rose McGready, Elizabeth A Ashley, Marion Barends, Niklas Lindegardh, Pratap Singhasivanon, Nicholas J White, François Nosten
Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Rose McGready, Elizabeth A Ashley, Niklas Lindegardh, Nicholas J White, François Nosten
Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

rose@shoklo-unit.com

Competing Interests

NJW is co-chairman of the WHO treatment guidelines committee.

Author Contributions

RM, NJW, and FN developed the study protocol. RM, SOT, EAA, MP, JV, LP, and KW oversaw the implementation of the trial, assisted with the data analysis and drafting of the manuscript. LK oversaw the field laboratory work and analysis of the malaria smear results, MB and N Laochan undertook the PCR analysis, and N Lindegardh the lumefantrine analysis. EAA, PS, NJW, and FN contributed to the monitoring of the trial and drafting of the manuscript.