About the Authors
Department of Molecular Medicine, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany
Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany
National Reference Center for Mycobacteria, Research Center Borstel, Borstel, Germany
Department of Community Health, College of Health Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
Health Research Unit, Ghana Health Service, Accra, Ghana
Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, Ghana
Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine, Kumasi, Ghana
Department of Parasitology, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: TT ENLB MAC AE JOG IO EOD SRG RDH CGM. Performed the experiments: CDI TT SN SH. Analyzed the data: CDI TT SN CGM. Wrote the paper: CGM. Sample collection supervision Ghana: ENLB. Study design and phenotyping of patients and controls: ENLB MAC JOG IO EOD. Sample collection: MAC AE IO EOD. Sample collection supervision: JOG.