About the Authors
Institute of Endemic Diseases, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
Arba Minch Hospital, Regional Health Bureau of SNNP State, Arba Minch, Ethiopia
Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) Africa Regional Office, Centre for Clinical Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
University of Gondar, College of Medicine & Health Sciences, Gondar, Ethiopia
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Slotervaart Hospital/The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland
Royal Tropical Institute, KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Centre for Clinical Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. Gilead Sciences, USA, provided the investigational product, AmBisome®. Gilead Sciences and the sponsors, DNDi, have professional collaborations. This collaboration does not alter our adherence to all PLOS NTDs policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: AH TE EAGK AMM MB MW SE PGS. Performed the experiments: TW BMY WHal AAA ZH SY WHai RK TPCD GJS. Analyzed the data: TE RO SE PGS AH EAGK RK AMM TPCD GJS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TPCD GJS TE PGS. Wrote the paper: TE AH EAGK AMM PGS MW AMEH SE.