We are very grateful to the participants of this study, and to the doctors, medical assistants, and nurses in Xepon Interdistrict Hospital. We are very grateful to Bounthaphany Bounxouei, past director of Mahosot Hospital; to Bounnack Saysanasongkham, director of Department of Health Care, Ministry of Health; to H. E. Bounkong Syhavong, Minister of Health, Lao PDR; to the director and staff of the Centre of Malariology, Parasitology, and Entomology, Vientiane; and to Director and the staff of the Microbiology Laboratory of Mahosot Hospital. We would like to thank the staff at the Scottish Micronutrient Reference Laboratory, Glasgow, Scotland, who performed the TDP assay, and staff at the UKRI-Medical Research Council (MRC) Elsie Widdowson Laboratory, Cambridge, United Kingdom, who performed the transketolase assay. We would like to thank Denis O’Reilly for his advice and input.
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