About the Authors

Erika R. Vlieghe

evlieghe@itg.be (ERV); jjacobs@itg.be (JAJ)

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium

Thong Phe

Affiliation Sihanouk Hospital Centre of Hope (SHCH), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Birgit De Smet

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium

Chhun H. Veng

Affiliation Sihanouk Hospital Centre of Hope (SHCH), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Chun Kham

Affiliation Sihanouk Hospital Centre of Hope (SHCH), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Sophie Bertrand

Affiliation Belgian Reference Center for Salmonella, Scientific Institute of Public Health (IPH), Brussels, Belgium

Raymond Vanhoof

Affiliation Belgian Reference Center for Salmonella, Scientific Institute of Public Health (IPH), Brussels, Belgium

Lut Lynen

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium

Willy E. Peetermans

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium

Jan A. Jacobs

evlieghe@itg.be (ERV); jjacobs@itg.be (JAJ)

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ERV BDS JAJ SB RV. Performed the experiments: ERV BDS CK SB RV. Analyzed the data: ERV JAJ SB RV CHV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BDS SB RV. Wrote the paper: ERV TP JAJ SB LL WEP.