About the Authors

Michael J. Griffiths, Jennifer V. Lemon, Ajit Rayamajhi, Rachel Kneen, Tom Solomon
Brain Infections Group, Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Michael J. Griffiths, Rachel Kneen
Department of Paediatric Neurology, Alder Hey Children's National Health Service Foundation Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Ajit Rayamajhi, Pramina Shrestha
Department of Paediatrics, Kanti Children's Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Ajit Rayamajhi, Rupa R. Singh
Department of Paediatrics, National Academy of Medical Sciences, Kathmandu, Nepal

Prakash Poudel, Vijay Srivastav, Rupa R. Singh
Department of Paediatrics, B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

Antonieta Medina-Lara
Health Economics Group, Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom

Tom Solomon
Department of Neurology, The Walton Centre National Health Service Foundation Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Tom Solomon
National Consortium for Zoonosis Research, University of Liverpool, Leahurst Campus, Wirral, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

griffmj@liv.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJG JVL AML AR RRS TS. Performed the experiments: JVL PP PS VS AR. Analyzed the data: MJG JVL PP PS VS AR RK RRS AML. Wrote the paper: MJG JVL AML RK AR RRS TS.