About the Authors

Jane Achan

achanj@yahoo.co.uk

Affiliation Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda

James Tibenderana

Affiliations Malaria Consortium Africa, Kampala, Uganda, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Daniel Kyabayinze

Affiliation Communicable Disease Research Programme Consortium, Malaria Consortium, Kampala, Uganda

Henry Mawejje

Affiliation Malaria Consortium Africa, Kampala, Uganda

Rukaaka Mugizi

Affiliation Malaria Consortium Africa, Kampala, Uganda

Betty Mpeka

Affiliation Malaria Consortium Africa, Kampala, Uganda

Ambrose Talisuna

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala, Uganda

Umberto D'Alessandro

Affiliation Department of Parasitological, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JA JT DK HM RM BM AT UD. Performed the experiments: JA DK HM RM. Analyzed the data: JA UD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JA JT DK HM RM BM AT UD. Wrote the paper: JA AT JT UD. Reviewed and approved the final version of the manuscript: JA JT DK HM RM BM AT UD.