About the Authors

Elizabeth A. Misch

Affiliation University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Murdo Macdonald

Affiliation Mycobacterial Research Laboratory, Anandaban Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Chaman Ranjit

Affiliation Mycobacterial Research Laboratory, Anandaban Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Bishwa R. Sapkota

Affiliation Mycobacterial Research Laboratory, Anandaban Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Richard D. Wells

Affiliation University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

M. Ruby Siddiqui

Affiliation Laboratory of Mycobacterial Immunity and Pathogenesis, Public Health Research Institute at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Gilla Kaplan

Affiliation Laboratory of Mycobacterial Immunity and Pathogenesis, Public Health Research Institute at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

Thomas R. Hawn

thawn@u.washington.edu

Affiliation University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EM MM CR BS RW MS GK TH. Performed the experiments: EM CR BS RW MS TH. Analyzed the data: EM MM CR BS RW MS GK TH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EM MM MS TH. Wrote the paper: EM MM GK TH.