About the Authors

Nicola Low


Affiliation Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Magnus Unemo

Affiliation World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Gonorrhoea and other Sexually Transmitted Infections, Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden

Jørgen Skov Jensen

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark

Judith Breuer

Affiliation MRC-UCL Centre for Medical Molecular Virology, Division of Infection and Immunity, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Judith M. Stephenson

Affiliation Institute for Women's Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

NL is a member of the Editorial Board of PLOS Medicine. The other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: NL. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: MU JSJ JB JMS. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: NL MU JSJ JB JMS. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: NL MU JSJ JB JMS.