About the Authors

Christian Lienhardt, Marcos Espinal, Mario C. Raviglione
Stop TB Partnership, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Madhukar Pai
McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Dermot Maher
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

MP chairs the Task Force of the TB Research Movement. MP also serves as a consultant to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). BMGF had no involvement in this manuscript. MP serves on the editorial boards of PLoS ONE and PLoS Medicine. The other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CL ME MP DM MR. Performed the experiments: CL. Analyzed the data: CL ME MP DM MR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CL. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: CL. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: CL ME MP DM MR. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: CL ME MP DM MR. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: CL ME MP DM MR.