About the Authors
The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Médecins Sans Frontières—Holland, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Médecins Sans Frontières—Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Ministry of Health, Nukus, Uzbekistan
Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic, and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Department of Human Services, Victoria, Australia
National Reference Centre for Mycobacteria, Borstel, Germany
Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
HC, YK, and GI conceived and designed the study. HC, SA, ZD and DD coordinated and conducted the data collection. SN and SRG conducted laboratory analyses. HC and GB conducted statistical analyses. HC, CS, and LB wrote the paper with input from all other authors.