About the Authors

Erika R. Vlieghe, Birgit De Smet, Lut Lynen, Jan A. Jacobs
Department of Clinical Sciences, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp (ITM), Antwerp, Belgium

Thong Phe, Chhun H. Veng, Chun Kham
Sihanouk Hospital Centre of Hope (SHCH), Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Sophie Bertrand, Raymond Vanhoof
Belgian Reference Center for Salmonella, Scientific Institute of Public Health (IPH), Brussels, Belgium

Willy E. Peetermans
Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium

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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.