About the Authors

Tor B Stuge

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Susan P Holmes

Affiliation Department of Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Sahdev Saharan

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Andrea Tuettenberg

Affiliation Department of Dermatology, J. Gutenberg-University, Mainz, Germany

Mario Roederer

Affiliation ImmunoTechnology Section, Vaccine Research Center, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Jeffrey S Weber

Affiliation Norris Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Peter P Lee

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

TBS, SS, MR, and PPL designed the study. TBS, SPH, SS, MR, JSW, and PPL analyzed the data. MR provided key validated reagents for the study. AT and JSW enrolled patients. TBS, SPH, SS, AT, MR, JSW, and PPL contributed to writing the paper.