About the Authors

Roberto De Pascalis

Affiliation Laboratory of Mycobacterial Diseases and Cellular Immunology, Division of Bacterial, Parasitic and Allergenic Products, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Alicia Y. Chou

Affiliation Laboratory of Mycobacterial Diseases and Cellular Immunology, Division of Bacterial, Parasitic and Allergenic Products, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Catharine M. Bosio

Affiliation Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID/NIH, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Chiung-Yu Huang

Affiliation Biostatistics Research Branch, Division of Clinical Research, NIAID/NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Dean A. Follmann

Affiliation Biostatistics Research Branch, Division of Clinical Research, NIAID/NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Karen L. Elkins

karen.elkins@fda.hhs.gov

Affiliation Laboratory of Mycobacterial Diseases and Cellular Immunology, Division of Bacterial, Parasitic and Allergenic Products, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RDP CMB KLE. Performed the experiments: RDP AYC CMB KLE. Analyzed the data: RDP AYC CMB CYH DAF KLE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RDP AYC CMB CYH DAF KLE. Wrote the paper: RDP AYC CMB CYH DAF KLE.