About the Authors

Mario Cortina-Borja, Hooi Kuan Tan, Ruth E. Gilbert
Centre for Pediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom

Martine Wallon
Hospices Civils de Lyon, Service de Parasitologie, Hôpital de la Croix-Rousse, Lyon, France

Malgorzata Paul
Department and Clinic of Tropical and Parasitic Diseases, University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland

Andrea Prusa
Medical University of Vienna, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Division of Paediatric Neonatology, Intensive Care and Neuropaediatrics, Vienna, Austria

Wilma Buffolano
Perinatal Infection Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy

Gunilla Malm
Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Division of Paediatrics, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden

Alison Salt
Wolfson Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom

Katherine Freeman
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Eskild Petersen
Department of Infectious Diseases, Aarhus University Hospital, Skejby, Aarhus N., Denmark

Corresponding Author

r.gilbert@ich.ucl.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MC-B HKT MW MP AP WB GM AS KF EP REG. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: MC-B HKT MW MP AP WB GM AS KF EP REG. Designed the experiments/the study: HKT AP AS EP REG. Analyzed the data: MC-B HKT AP KF REG. Collected data/did experiments for the study: HKT MW MP AP WB GM EP REG. Enrolled patients: MW MP AP WB GM EP. Wrote the first draft of the paper: REG. Contributed to the writing of the paper: MC-B HKT AP WB GM AS KF EP REG. Developed the models: MC-B. Responsible for data integrity: WB. Principal investigator for the study: REG.