About the Authors

Sarah Hanieh, Gerard J. Casey, Sant-Rayn Pasricha, Beverley-Ann Biggs
Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Tran T. Ha, Tran T. Thuy, Thach D. Tran, Tran Tuan
Research and Training Centre for Community Development, Hanoi, Viet Nam

Julie A. Simpson
Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Nguyen C. Khuong, Dang D. Thoang
Provincial Centre of Preventive Medicine, Ha Nam Province, Viet Nam

Thach D. Tran, Jane Fisher
The Jean Hailes Research Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

Thach D. Tran
Centre for Women's Health Gender and Society, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Terence Dwyer
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville Victoria, Australia

Beverley-Ann Biggs
The Victorian Infectious Diseases Service, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville Victoria, Australia

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BB GC JF TTu. Performed the experiments: GC TH SH NK DT TTh TTu BB. Analyzed the data: SH TTh JS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BB DT TTu. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: SH BB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: SH BB JS TH TTu TTr JF GC SP TD. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SH TH JS GC NK DT TTh SP TTr TTu TD JF BB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: SH TH JS GC NK DT TTu SP TTh TTr TD JF BB. Enrolled patients: GC TH TTh NK SH.