About the Authors
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Francis J. Curry National Tuberculosis Center, San Francisco, California, United States of America
County of Sacramento Department of Health and Human Services, Sacramento, California, United States of America
Department of Pathology, New York, New York, United States of America
Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, New York, United States of America
UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montréal, Canada
Respiratory Epidemiology and Clinical Research Unit, Montréal Chest Institute, Montréal, Canada
Statens Serum Institut, Department of Infectious Disease Immunology, Copenhagen, Denmark
KW is co-inventor on a number of patents relating to mycobacterial antigens which may be used for serological assays. All rights have been assigned to Statens Serum Institut.
KRS, SL, PCH, AR, DM, JC, KW, and MP conceived and designed the study. KRS and MH collected and analyzed the data. KRS, MH, SL, AR, DM, KW, and MP interpreted the data. KRS, SL, and MP drafted the manuscript. KRS, SL, PCH, AR, DM, JC, KW, and MP performed critical revision of the manuscript.