About the Authors

Meghna Desai

mdesai@cdc.gov

Affiliations Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KEMRI/CDC) Research and Public Health Collaboration, Kisumu, Kenya, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria (DPDM), Center for Global Health (CGH), CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Ann M. Buff

Affiliation President's Malaria Initiative – Kenya, DPDM, CGH, CDC, Nairobi, Kenya

Sammy Khagayi

Affiliation KEMRI/CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration and KEMRI Center for Global Health Research, Kisumu, Kenya

Peter Byass

Affiliation WHO Collaborating Centre for Verbal Autopsy, Umeå Centre for Global Health Research, Umeå, Sweden

Nyaguara Amek

Affiliation KEMRI/CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration and KEMRI Center for Global Health Research, Kisumu, Kenya

Annemieke van Eijk

Affiliation Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Laurence Slutsker

Affiliation Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria (DPDM), Center for Global Health (CGH), CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

John Vulule

Affiliation KEMRI Center for Global Health Research, Kisumu, Kenya

Frank O. Odhiambo

Affiliation KEMRI/CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration and KEMRI Center for Global Health Research, Kisumu, Kenya

Penelope A. Phillips-Howard

Affiliations Department of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KEMRI/CDC) Research and Public Health Collaboration, Kisumu, Kenya

Kimberly A. Lindblade

Affiliation Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria (DPDM), Center for Global Health (CGH), CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Kayla F. Laserson

Affiliations Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KEMRI/CDC) Research and Public Health Collaboration, Kisumu, Kenya, Center for Global Health, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Mary J. Hamel

Affiliation Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria (DPDM), Center for Global Health (CGH), CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MD AB MJH. Performed the experiments: AvE JV LS NA FO KAL KFL. Analyzed the data: SK PPH MD. Wrote the paper: MD AB MJH PPH PB LS KAL KFL.