About the Authors

Wim H. van Brakel


Affiliation Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Peter G. Nicholls

Affiliation School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

Einar P. Wilder-Smith

Affiliation Division of Neurology, National University Hospital, Singapore

Loretta Das

Affiliation Naini Community Hospital, Allahabad District, Uttar Pradesh, India

Pramila Barkataki

Affiliation TLM Hospital Faizabad, Faizabad District, Uttar Pradesh, India

Diana N. J. Lockwood

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

on behalf of the INFIR Study Group

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WvB. Performed the experiments: EW LD PB. Analyzed the data: PN. Wrote the paper: WvB. Supervised laboratory methods during the study, and performed several major edits of the draft manuscript: DL Supervised neurological testing and contributed to the writing of the paper: EW.