About the Authors

Gathsaurie Neelika Malavige

gathsaurie.malavige@ndm.ox.ac.uk

Affiliations Centre for Dengue Research, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka, Medical Research Council Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Chandima Jeewandara

Affiliation Centre for Dengue Research, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

K. M. Luckmaal Alles

Affiliation Centre for Dengue Research, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

Maryam Salimi

Affiliation Medical Research Council Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Laksiri Gomes

Affiliation Centre for Dengue Research, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

Achala Kamaladasa

Affiliation Centre for Dengue Research, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

S. D. Jayaratne

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

Graham Stuart Ogg

Affiliations Medical Research Council Human Immunology Unit, Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Department of Dermatology, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GNM GSO. Performed the experiments: CJ KMLA LG AK. Analyzed the data: GNM MS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GSO GNM SDJ. Wrote the paper: GNM GSO. Helped in recruitment of patients and defining clinical disease severity: SDJ..