About the Authors
- Stephen P. Luby, Amal K. Halder, Tarique Huda, Leanne Unicomb
- International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
- Stephen P. Luby
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
- Richard B. Johnston
- Water and Environmental Sanitation Section, UNICEF Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
SPL received a total of $3.2 million in research funding for 13 research projects on handwashing and household water treatment between 1996 and 2007 from the Procter and Gamble Company, a global manufacturer of soap.
Conceived and designed the experiments: SPL RBJ. Performed the experiments: AKH TH. Analyzed the data: SPL AKH. Wrote the paper: SPL AKH TH LU RBJ. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SPL AKH TH LU RBJ. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: SPL AKH TH LU RBJ. Wrote the first draft of the paper: SPL.