About the Authors

Tianyu Zhang

Affiliations Center for Tuberculosis Research, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Diseases, Center for Infection and Immunity, Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, Guangdong, the People's Republic of China

Si-Yang Li

Affiliation Center for Tuberculosis Research, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Paul J. Converse

Affiliation Center for Tuberculosis Research, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Jacques H. Grosset

Affiliation Center for Tuberculosis Research, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Eric L. Nuermberger

enuermb@jhmi.edu

Affiliations Center for Tuberculosis Research, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ELN TZ. Performed the experiments: TZ SYL. Analyzed the data: TZ ELN PJC JHG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TZ PJC ELN. Wrote the paper: TZ ELN PJC JHG.