About the Authors

Daniel H. Paris

parigi@tropmedres.ac

Affiliations Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Programme, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Center for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom

Stuart D. Blacksell

Affiliations Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Programme, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Center for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom

Pruksa Nawtaisong

Affiliation Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Programme, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Kemajittra Jenjaroen

Affiliation Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Programme, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Achara Teeraratkul

Affiliation Chiang Rai Prachanukhao Hospital, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Wirongrong Chierakul

Affiliation Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Programme, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Vanaporn Wuthiekanun

Affiliation Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Programme, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Pacharee Kantipong

Affiliation Chiang Rai Prachanukhao Hospital, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Nicholas P. J. Day

Affiliations Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Programme, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Center for Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Churchill Hospital, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DHP WC NPJD. Performed the experiments: DHP PN KJ SDB VW. Analyzed the data: DHP SDB NPJD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AT PK VW. Wrote the paper: DHP SDB NPJD. Initiation, organisation and maintenance of clinical database: PK. Organisation and management of clinical database: VW WC.