About the Authors

Cameron P. Simmons

csimmons@oucru.org

Affiliations Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Marcel Wolbers

Affiliations Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Minh Nguyet Nguyen

Affiliation Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Jamie Whitehorn

Affiliations Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Pei Yong Shi

Affiliation Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases, Biopolis Way, Singapore

Paul Young

Affiliation School of Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Rosemary Petric

Affiliation Hoffmann-La Roche, Nutley, New Jersey, United States of America

Van Vinh Chau Nguyen

Affiliation Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Jeremy Farrar

Affiliations Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Bridget Wills

Affiliations Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Centre for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have read the journal's policy and have the following conflicts. Rosemary Petric is an employee of Hoffmann-La Roche, USA. Pei-Yong Shi is an employee of the Novartis Institute of Tropical Diseases, Singapore. Cameron Simmons is a consultant to Unither Virology LLC. The corresponding author (CPS) takes responsibility for the content of this paper and the decision to submit for publication.