About the Authors

Michael H. Chung, Kenneth Tapia, Sarah Benki-Nugent, Grace C. John-Stewart
Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Michael H. Chung, Grace C. John-Stewart
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Michael H. Chung, Grace C. John-Stewart
Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Barbra A. Richardson
Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Barbra A. Richardson
Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

James N. Kiarie
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Jane M. Simoni
Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Julie Overbaugh
Division of Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Mena Attwa
Coptic Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya

Corresponding Author

mhchung@uw.edu

Competing Interests

Academic Editor Edward Mills has collaborated and published one previous paper with Michael Chung, the lead author on this paper.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MHC BAR KT SBN JNK JAS JO MA GCJS. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: MHC BAR KT SBN JNK JAS JO MA GCJS. Designed the experiments/the study: MHC BAR JAS MA GCJS. Analyzed the data: MHC BAR KT SBN JNK. Collected data/did experiments for the study: MHC JNK. Enrolled patients: MHC. Wrote the first draft of the paper: MHC. Contributed to the writing of the paper: MHC BAR KT SBN JNK JO GCJS. Oversaw virological aspects of the study, including data collection and integrity: JO.