About the Authors

Kristin Bornstein

Affiliations Center for Vaccine Development and Institute for Global Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Laura Hungerford

Current address: Department of Population Health Sciences, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg, VA, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

David Hartley

Affiliation James M. Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, United States of America

John D. Sorkin

Affiliations Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America, Baltimore VA Medical Center GRECC (Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center), Baltimore Maryland

Milagritos D. Tapia

Affiliations Center for Vaccine Development and Institute for Global Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Samba O. Sow

Affiliation Centre pour le Développement des Vaccins, Mali (CVD-Mali), Bamako, Mali, Africa

Uma Onwuchekwa

Affiliation Centre pour le Développement des Vaccins, Mali (CVD-Mali), Bamako, Mali, Africa

Raphael Simon

Affiliations Center for Vaccine Development and Institute for Global Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Sharon M. Tennant

Affiliations Center for Vaccine Development and Institute for Global Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Myron M. Levine

mlevine@medicine.umaryland.edu

Affiliations Center for Vaccine Development and Institute for Global Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: SMT, RS and MML are inventors on US patents 9,050,283 and 9,011,871 which describe vaccines against non-typhoidal Salmonella.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: KB LH MML. Data curation: KB MDT SOS UO. Formal analysis: KB LH DH. Funding acquisition: JDS SMT MML. Investigation: MDT SOS UO SMT RS MML. Methodology: KB LH DH JDS MML. Project administration: KB LH MML. Resources: SOS MML. Software: KB LH DH JDS. Supervision: LH MML. Validation: KB LH MDT MML. Visualization: KB LH MDT MML. Writing – original draft: KB. Writing – review & editing: LH MDT SMT JDS MML.