About the Authors

Rajamanickam Anuradha

Affiliation National Institutes of Health—International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India

Jovvian P. George

Affiliation National Institutes of Health—International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India

Nathella Pavankumar

Affiliation National Institutes of Health—International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India

Vasanthapuram Kumaraswami

Affiliation Tuberculosis Research Center, Chennai, India

Thomas B. Nutman

Affiliation Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Subash Babu

sbabu@mail.nih.gov

Affiliations National Institutes of Health—International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TBN SB. Performed the experiments: RA JPG NP. Analyzed the data: RA SB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VK. Wrote the paper: TBN SB.