About the Authors

Laurens Manning, Moses Laman, Harin A. Karunajeewa, Timothy M. E. Davis
School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia

Moses Laman, Henry Edoni, Ivo Mueller, Peter M. Siba
Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang, Papua New Guinea

David Smith
School of Biological, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, and School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia

Ilomo Hwaiwhanje
Pediatrics Division, Modilon General Hospital, Madang, Papua New Guinea

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LM IM HAK IH PMS TMED. Performed the experiments: LM ML HE. Analyzed the data: LM ML IM DS TMED. Wrote the paper: LM ML IM HAK DS IH PMS TMED.