About the Authors

Paul E. Simonsen

pesi@life.ku.dk.

Affiliation DBL – Centre for Health Research and Development, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark

Erling M. Pedersen

Affiliation DBL – Centre for Health Research and Development, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark

Rwehumbiza T. Rwegoshora

† Deceased.

Affiliation Amani Medical Research Centre, National Institute for Medical Research, Muheza, Tanzania

Mwelecele N. Malecela

Affiliation National Institute for Medical Research, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Yahya A. Derua

Affiliation Amani Medical Research Centre, National Institute for Medical Research, Muheza, Tanzania

Stephen M. Magesa

Affiliation Amani Medical Research Centre, National Institute for Medical Research, Muheza, Tanzania

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PES EMP RTR MNM SMM. Performed the experiments: PES EMP RTR YAD SMM. Analyzed the data: PES EMP SMM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PES EMP SMM. Wrote the paper: PES EMP MNM YAD SMM.