About the Authors

Motasim Badri

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: motasim.badri@hiv-research.org.za

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Gary Maartens

Affiliation Department of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Sundhiya Mandalia

Affiliations NPMS-HHC Coordination and Analytic Centre, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom, Department of Medicine, Imperial College, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Linda-Gail Bekker

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

John R Penrod

Affiliation Division of Clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Robert W Platt

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Robin Wood

Contributed equally to this work with: Robin Wood, Eduard J Beck

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Desmond Tutu HIV Centre, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Eduard J Beck

Contributed equally to this work with: Robin Wood, Eduard J Beck

Affiliations NPMS-HHC Coordination and Analytic Centre, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, United Kingdom, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Competing Interests

Study was funded by Secure the Future, Bristol-Myers Squibb, through an unrestricted educational grant.

Author Contributions

MB, GM, SM, LB, JRP, RWP, RW, and EJB contributed to the conceptualization of the study. MB, GM, SM, RW, and EJB designed the study. GM, LB, and RW enrolled patients. MB and SM performed the statistical analysis. MB wrote the first draft of the paper. All authors contributed to the writing of the final version of the manuscript.