About the Authors

Seema Sahay, Karikalan Nagarajan, Athokpam Bijesh Kumar, Vidisha Kanthe
National AIDS Research Institute, Pune, India

Sanjay Mehendale
National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai, India

Sibnath Deb
Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India

Abhilasha Gupta
HRRC, LLRM College, Meerut, India

Shalini Bharat
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Pune, India

Shripad Bhatt
RMRC, Belgaum, India

Anju Sinha, Nomita Chandhiok
Indian Council of Medical Research, Delhi, India

Corresponding Author

ssahay@nariindia.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SS SM SD S. Bharat S. Bhatt AG. Performed the experiments: SS SM SD S. Bharat S. Bhatt ABK VK KN SS SM SD AG. Analyzed the data: SS SM SD S. Bharat S. Bhatt KN ABK VK AS NC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SS SM SD S. Bharat S. Bhatt AG. Wrote the paper: SS SM SD S. Bharat S. Bhatt VK ABK AS NC.