About the Authors

Elizabeth A. Misch, Richard D. Wells, Thomas R. Hawn
University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Murdo Macdonald, Chaman Ranjit, Bishwa R. Sapkota
Mycobacterial Research Laboratory, Anandaban Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

M. Ruby Siddiqui, Gilla Kaplan
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

Corresponding Author

thawn@u.washington.edu

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.