About the Authors

Rory Leisegang, Alistair Davidse, Gary Maartens
Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Susan Cleary
Health Economics Unit, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Michael Hislop, Leon Regensberg
Aids for AIDS, Medscheme, Cape Town, South Africa

Francesca Little
Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Corresponding Author

gary.maartens@uct.ac.za

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: RL SC MH AD LR FL GM. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: RL SC MH AD LR FL GM. Designed the experiments/the study: RL GM. Analyzed the data: RL MH AD FL. Collected data/did experiments for the study: MH. Wrote the first draft of the paper: RL. Contributed to the writing of the paper: SC MH AD LR FL GM. Ccontributed to the overall study design and methodology: SC. Collection and preparation of data used in the study: MH. Provided input into data analysis methodology: MH. Statistical consultant to the revision of this paper: FL. Reviewed various drafts of the paper: FL.