About the Authors

Adithya Cattamanchi

acattamanchi@medsfgh.ucsf.edu

Affiliations Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Curry International Tuberculosis Center, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Nicholas D. Walter

Affiliation Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

John Z. Metcalfe

Affiliations Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Curry International Tuberculosis Center, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

J. Lucian Davis

Affiliations Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Curry International Tuberculosis Center, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

J. Lucian Davis is involved in additional research concerning blood gene expression profiling and tuberculosis. The other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: AC NDW JZM JLD. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: AC NDW JZM JLD. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: AC NDW JZM JLD.