About the Authors
- Christian Timmann, Jennifer A Evans, Julia Lenzen, Jürgen Sievertsen, Rolf D Horstmann
- Department of Molecular Medicine, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany
- Christian Timmann, Inke R König, André Kleensang, Andreas Ziegler
- Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, University at Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
- Jennifer A Evans, Yeetey Enuameh, Kingsley Osei Kwakye, Ernest Opoku
- Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Kumasi, Ghana
- Franz Rüschendorf, Christian Becker, Peter Nürnberg
- Max Delbrück Centre for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany
- Christian Becker, Peter Nürnberg
- Cologne Center for Genomics, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
- Edmund N. L Browne
- Department of Community Health, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
CT and RDH designed the study. CT, IRK, AK, FR, and JL analyzed the data. JAE and ENLB organized and supervised the phenotyping. JL, YE, KOK, and EO performed the phenotyping. PN supervised the genotyping. FR, JS, and CB performed the genotyping. IRK and AZ designed and supervised the data analysis. CT, AZ, and RDH wrote the paper.