About the Authors

Andrew Edmonds, Marcel Yotebieng, Sonia Napravnik, Stephen R. Cole, Annelies Van Rie, Frieda Behets
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Jean Lusiama, Yori Matumona, Faustin Kitetele
School of Public Health, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Sonia Napravnik, Frieda Behets
School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Corresponding Author

aedmonds@email.unc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: AE MY JL YM FK SN SRC AVR FB. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: AE MY JL YM FK SN SRC AVR FB. Enrolled patients: JL YM FK. Wrote the first draft of the paper: AE. Conceived and designed the experiments: AE MY SN SRC AVR FB. Performed the experiments: JL YM FK. Analyzed the data: AE. Wrote the paper: AE MY SN SRC AVR FB.