About the Authors

Kalifa A. Bojang, Francis Akor, Ousman Bittaye, David J. Conway, Momodou Jasseh
Medical Research Council Laboratories, Banjul, The Gambia

Lesong Conteh
Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Emily Webb, Virginia Wiseman, Paul J. Milligan, Brian Greenwood
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

kbojang@mrc.gm

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: KAB FA LC EW OB DJC MJ VW PJM BG. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: KAB FA LC EW OB DJC MJ VW PJM BG. Designed the experiments/the study: KAB PJM BG. Analyzed the data: KAB EW PJM BG. Collected data/did experiments for the study: KAB FA MJ. Enrolled patients: KAB FA. Wrote the first draft of the paper: KAB. Contributed to the writing of the paper: KAB FA LC EW DJC PJM BG. Responsible for the economic evaluation: LC. Responsible for data management of the study: OB. Designed and contributed to the writing of the economic evaluation component of the study: VW.