Authors’ addresses: R. Helbok, W. Dent, and E. Schmutzhard, Department of Neurology, University of Innsbruck, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria. M. Nacher, S. Treeprasertsuk, S. Krudsood, P. Wilairatana, and S. Looareesuwan, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Hospital for Tropical Diseases, 420/6 Ratchavithi Road, 10400 Bangkok, Thailand.
Acknowledgments: We are indebted to Professor Rachanee Udomsangpetch and Dr. Yupaporn Wattanagoon for their support, contributions, and helpful critical review of the manuscript, the nurses of Bangkok Hospital for Tropical Diseases, whose dedication to excellence in both patient care and research made this study possible, and all patients who took part in this study.
Financial support: This study was supported by a grant from Mahidol University (Bangkok, Thailand) and the Department of Neurology, University Innsbruck (Innsbruck Austria) and by the National Institutes of Health grant ROI AI-51310.
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