About the Authors

Jessica L. Rowell, Nicole F. Dowling, Wei Yu, Ajay Yesupriya
Office of Public Health Genomics, Office of Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Laboratory Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Lyna Zhang
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Marta Gwinn
McKing Consulting Corporation, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

jlrowel@emory.edu

Competing Interests

M. Gwinn is a paid consultant to CDC via McKing Consulting Corporation. This does not alter the authors′ adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors. M. Gwinn is also a member of the PLoS ONE Advisory Board and the PLoS Currents: Evidence for Genomic Tests Moderator Board.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JLR NFD WY AY LZ MG. Performed the experiments: JLR. Analyzed the data: JLR WY AY. Wrote the paper: JLR NFD MG.