About the Authors

Scott G. Kitchen, Bernard R. Levin, Gregory Bristol, Valerie Rezek, Sohn Kim, Jerome A. Zack
Division of Hematology-Oncology, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Christian Aguilera-Sandoval, Otto O. Yang, Jerome A. Zack
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Christian Aguilera-Sandoval, Otto O. Yang, Jerome A. Zack
The UCLA AIDS Institute, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Arumugam Balamurugan, Otto O. Yang
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

skitchen@ucla.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SGK JAZ. Performed the experiments: SGK BRL GB VR CAS AB SK. Analyzed the data: SGK BRL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SGK GB JAZ OOY. Wrote the paper: SGK. Designed quantitative PCR for plasma viral RNA: GB.