About the Authors

Amadou T. Konaté

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Jean Baptiste Yaro

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Amidou Z. Ouédraogo

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Amidou Diarra

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Adama Gansané

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Issiaka Soulama

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

David T. Kangoyé

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Youssouf Kaboré

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Espérance Ouédraogo

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Alphonse Ouédraogo

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Alfred B. Tiono

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Issa N. Ouédraogo

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Daniel Chandramohan

Affiliation London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Simon Cousens

Affiliation London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Paul J. Milligan

Affiliation London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Sodiomon B. Sirima

Affiliation Centre National de Recherche et de Formation sur le Paludisme, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Brian Greenwood

Affiliation London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Diadier A. Diallo

Diadier.Diallo@lshtm.ac.uk

Affiliation London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: ATK JBY AZO AD AG IS DTK YK EO AO ABT INO DC SC PJM SBS BG DAD. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: ATK JBY AZO AD AG IS DTK YK EO AO ABT INO DC SC PJM SBS BG DAD. Designed the experiments/the study: AZO EO AO ABT INO DC SC PJM SBS BG DAD. Analyzed the data: ATK AZO EO AO PJM DAD. Collected data/did experiments for the study: ATK JBY AD AG IS DTK YK EO AO INO SBS. Enrolled patients: ATK JBY AD DTK YK EO AO SBS. Wrote the first draft of the paper: ATK YK AO DAD. Contributed to the writing of the paper: ATK YK AO ABT INO DC SC PJM SBS BG DAD. Supervised field work: AG. Contributed to the design of the study; helped to write some of the computer programs for data analysis: SC.