About the Authors

Zhong-wei Jia
National Institute on Drug Dependence, Peking University, Beijing, China

Shi-ming Cheng, Xin Du, Fei Huang, Wei Chen
National Center for Tuberculosis Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China

Zhi-jun Li
Colleges of Arts & Science of Beijing Union University, Beijing, China

Xiao-wei Jia
National Institute of Occupation Health and Poison Control, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Beijing, China

Peng Kong
Foreign Loan Office, Ministry of Health P. R. China. World Bank Loan/UK Grant TB Control Project, Beijing, China

Yun-xi Liu
Chinese PLA General Hospital 28, Beijing, China

Wei Wang
School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

Christopher Dye
HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: ZJ SC ZL XD FH XJ PK YL WC WW CD. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: ZJ SC ZL XD FH XJ PK YL WC WW CD. Designed the experiments/the study: ZJ SC YL WW CD. Analyzed the data: ZJ SC ZL XD FH XJ PK YL WC WW CD. Collected data/did experiments for the study: ZJ SC XD FH XJ PK WC. Enrolled patients: SC. Wrote the first draft of the paper: ZJ ZL YL WW CD. Contributed to the writing of the paper: ZJ SC ZL XD FH XJ PK YL WC WW CD.