About the Authors
Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Ox-Col Collaboration, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration, Sri Lanka
Walther Straub Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
Bundeswehr Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Munich, Germany
Centre for Statistics in Medicine, Wolfson College, University of Oxford, England
Anuradhapura General Hospital, North Central Province, Sri Lanka
Polonnaruwa General Hospital, North Central Province, Sri Lanka
Institute of Legal Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
School of Public Health, University of Newcastle, Australia
Professorial Unit, Department of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: ME PE FW EJ NA FM LS AH SA KJ SJ LvM AHD NAB. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: ME PE FW EJ NA FM LS AH SA KJ SJ LvM AHD MHRS NAB. Designed the experiments/the study: ME FW EJ MHRS NAB. Analyzed the data: ME PE FW FM AHD MHRS. Collected data/did experiments for the study: ME PE FW NA LS AH KJ LvM NAB. Enrolled patients: ME LS AH SA KJ SJ. Wrote the first draft of the paper: ME. Contributed to the writing of the paper: ME PE FW EJ NA FM LS SA AHD MHRS NAB. Responsible for the analyses of the PK/PD data: PE. Determination of cholinesterase data and analysis of cholinesterase, pesticide and oxime data: FW. Conducted the randomisation with the trial programmer, and performed interim analysis for the Chair of the Independent Data Monitoring Committee: EJ. Ran the logistics of this study in one of the centres and was involved in data auditing: FM. Contributed to the study at the initial stage of designing: SJ. Responsible for poison concentration data: LvM. Oversaw the two clinical centres involved in the study, examined and validated the primary data: AHD.