About the Authors

Kamija Phiri

kamijaphiri@gmail.com

Affiliation College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi

Joshua Kimani

Affiliation College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

George A. Mtove

Affiliation National Institute for Medical Research, Amani Medical Research Centre, Tanga, Tanzania

Qinying Zhao

Affiliation Pfizer Inc., Groton, Connecticut, United States of America

Ricardo Rojo

Affiliation Pfizer Inc., Groton, Connecticut, United States of America

Jeffery Robbins

Affiliation Pfizer Inc., Groton, Connecticut, United States of America

Stephan Duparc

Affiliation Medicines for Malaria Venture, Geneva, Switzerland

Ayman Ayoub

Affiliation Pfizer Inc., Sandwich, Kent, United Kingdom

Pol Vandenbroucke

Affiliation Pfizer Inc., New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

Drs. K. Phiri, J. Kimani, and G. Mtove were investigators in this study. Drs. A. Ayoub, R. Rojo, J. Robbins, P. Vandenbroucke and Q. Zhao are employees of the sponsor, Pfizer. Dr. S. Duparc is an employee of Medicines for Malaria Venture, who co-funded this study. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: KP JK GAM QZ RR JR SD AA PV. Data curation: JR. Formal analysis: QZ JR. Funding acquisition: RR SD PV. Investigation: KP JK GAM QZ. Methodology: KP JK GAM QZ RR JR SD AA PV. Project administration: RR SD PV. Resources: KP JK GAM QZ RR JR SD AA PV. Validation: JR. Writing – review & editing: KP JK GAM QZ RR JR SD AA PV.