About the Authors

Luis B Barreiro

Affiliations CNRS FRE2849, Unit of Molecular Prevention and Therapy of Human Diseases, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, Unité de Génétique Mycobactérienne, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Olivier Neyrolles

Affiliation Unité de Génétique Mycobactérienne, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Chantal L Babb

Affiliation Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa

Ludovic Tailleux

Affiliation Unité de Génétique Mycobactérienne, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Hélène Quach

Affiliation CNRS FRE2849, Unit of Molecular Prevention and Therapy of Human Diseases, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Ken McElreavey

Affiliation Reproduction, Fertilité et Populations, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Paul D. van Helden

Affiliation Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa

Eileen G Hoal

Affiliation Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg, South Africa

Brigitte Gicquel

Affiliation Unité de Génétique Mycobactérienne, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Lluis Quintana-Murci

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: quintana@pasteur.fr

Affiliation CNRS FRE2849, Unit of Molecular Prevention and Therapy of Human Diseases, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

LBB, ON, BG, and LQ designed the study. LBB, ON, LT, KM, BG, and LQ analyzed the data. LBB, CLB, and HQ performed the sequencing and genotyping analyses. PDH and EGH coordinated the collection, clinical information, and DNA extraction of the cohort samples. LBB, ON, CLB, LT, HQ, KM, PDH, EGH, BG, and LQ contributed to writing the paper.