About the Authors

Robert F. Breiman, Leonard Cosmas, Henry Njuguna, Allan Audi, Beatrice Olack, John B. Ochieng, Newton Wamola, Godfrey M. Bigogo, George Awiti, Heather Burke, John Williamson, Joseph O. Oundo, Daniel R. Feikin
Global Disease Detection Division, Kenya Office of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi and Kisumu, Kenya

Leonard Cosmas, Henry Njuguna, Allan Audi, Beatrice Olack, John B. Ochieng, Newton Wamola, Godfrey M. Bigogo, George Awiti
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Nairobi and Kisumu, Kenya

Collins W. Tabu
Kenya Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Nairobi, Kenya

Eric D. Mintz
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

rbreiman@ke.cdc.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RFB HB DRF. Performed the experiments: RFB HB DRF HN JBO NW GA. Analyzed the data: RFB LC AA GMB BO JW EDM DRF HB HN JBO CWT JOO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JW AA LC. Wrote the paper: RFB.