About the Authors

Holly M. Biggs, Julian T. Hertz, John A. Crump
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

O. Michael Munishi, Venance P. Maro, John A. Crump
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, Moshi, United Republic of Tanzania

Renee L. Galloway
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Bacterial Special Pathogens Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Florian Marks
International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, South Korea

Wilbrod Saganda
Mawenzi Regional Hospital, Moshi, United Republic of Tanzania

Venance P. Maro, John A. Crump
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College, Moshi, United Republic of Tanzania

John A. Crump
Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Corresponding Author

john.crump@duke.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JAC FM. Performed the experiments: JAC WS VPM JTH OMM. Analyzed the data: HMB JTH JAC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RLG. Wrote the paper: HMB JAC JTH OMM RLG FM WS VPM. Supervised laboratory testing for leptospirosis: RLG.