About the Authors

The Four Artemisinin-Based Combinations (4ABC) Study Group


Membership of the Four Artemisinin-Based Combinations (4ABC) Study Group is provided in the Acknowledgments.

Competing Interests

Prof. Umberto d‚Alessandro has received research funding from Sigma Tau and Sanofi-Aventis. Dr. Quique Bassat has received in the past three years speaker fees and travel grants from Sigma Tau SP, Pomezia, Rome, Italy. All other authors declare no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: QB VC UDA PG PGK CM MMer MMul CN PP HT AOT JPVG PW. Performed the experiments: The 4ABC Study Group. Analyzed the data: SD DK JM PW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: The 4ABC Study Group. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: UDA. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: The 4ABC Study Group. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: The 4ABC Study Group. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: The 4ABC Study Group. UDA is the corresponding author/main contact for the 4ABC Study Group.