About the Authors

Kathryn B. Anderson

kbander@learnlink.emory.edu

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Robert V. Gibbons

Affiliation Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand

Stephen J. Thomas

Affiliation Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand

Alan L. Rothman

Address Current address: Institute for Immunology and Informatics, University of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Affiliation University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ananda Nisalak

Affiliation Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand

Ruth L. Berkelman

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Daniel H. Libraty

Affiliation University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Timothy P. Endy

Address Current address: Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: KBA RVG SJT TPE. Wrote the paper: KBA. Designed and conducted the prospective cohort study that gave rise to the data for this study: TPE DHL ALR AN. Contributed significantly to the content of the manuscript: RLB TPE DHL SJT RVG KBA.