About the Authors

David R. Boulware


Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Competing Interests

DRB receives support from the U.S. National Institutes of Health for research projects on the diagnosis and management of meningitis in resource-limited settings (R01NS086312-01).

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: DRB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: DRB. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: DRB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: DRB.