Funding for this research was provided by:
Michelin Corporate Foundation (YERSIN project)
Agence Française de Développement (CZZ 1809 AA)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-12-01
Received: 21 March 2018
Accepted: 28 November 2018
First Online: 17 December 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study followed national guidelines in Lao PDR. The study protocol was approved by the ethics committee of the Ministry of Health in Lao PDR (approval number 012/NECHR issued 01-07-2016), the ethics committee of the Department of Biosciences, Durham University (issued 21-07-2016) and by the Comité de Recherche Clinique de l'Institut Pasteur (approval #2015-044 issued 09-07-2016). All 32 participants (28 participants and 4 supervisors) gave informed written consent, after which they were offered malaria chemoprophylaxis for the duration of the study, were vaccinated against Japanese encephalitis, given a LLIN and provided with four months health insurance.
: Not applicable.
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