About the Authors

Kristin N. Harper
Department of Population Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Paolo S. Ocampo
School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Bret M. Steiner, Robert W. George, Allan Pillay
Laboratory Reference and Research Branch, Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Prevention, NCHHSTP, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Michael S. Silverman
Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Michael S. Silverman
Lakeridge Health Centre, Ontario, Canada

Shelly Bolotin
Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada

Nigel J. Saunders
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

George J. Armelagos
Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

knharpe@emory.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NS KH BS GA. Performed the experiments: KH BS RG. Analyzed the data: KH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KH BS RG MS SB AP GA. Wrote the paper: KH PO BS MS SB AP GA.