About the Authors

Kojo Yeboah-Antwi, William B. Macleod, Katherine Semrau, Phil Seidenberg, Lora Sabin, Donald M. Thea, Davidson H. Hamer
Center for Global Health and Development, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Portipher Pilingana, Kazungu Siazeele
Chikankata Mission Hospital, Chikankata, Southern Province, Zambia

Penelope Kalesha
Child Health Unit, Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia

Busiku Hamainza
National Malaria Control Center, Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia

Phil Seidenberg, Arthur Mazimba
Center for International Health and Development-Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia

Karen Kamholz
Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Davidson H. Hamer
Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

kyantwi@bu.edu

Competing Interests

DHH owns shares in Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc., a company that makes diagnostic products including a malaria rapid diagnostic test. However, the rapid diagnostic tests we used in this study were not produced by Inverness Medical innovations, Inc.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KYA PP WBM KS KS PK BH PS AM LS KK DMT DHH. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: KYA PP WBM KS KS PK BH PS AM LS KK DMT DHH. Designed the experiments/the study: KYA PP LS DMT DHH. Analyzed the data: KYA PP WBM KS PK BH PS DHH. Collected data/did experiments for the study: KYA PP KS. Enrolled patients: PP KS. Wrote the first draft of the paper: KYA PK DHH. Contributed to the writing of the paper: KYA PP WBM KS KS PK BH PS LS KK DMT DHH. Responsible for day to day field activities: PP. Contributed to editing the manuscript: AM.