About the Authors

Kavita P. Bhavan

kavita.bhavan@utsouthwestern.edu

Affiliations Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America, Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

L. Steven Brown

Affiliation Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Robert W. Haley

Affiliations Parkland Health and Hospital System, Dallas, Texas, United States of America, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KPB LSB RWH. Performed the experiments: KPB LSB RWH. Analyzed the data: LSB RWH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KPB LSB RWH. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: KPB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: KPB LSB RWH. Agree with the manuscript’s results and conclusions: KPB LSB RWH. All authors have read, and confirm that they meet, ICMJE criteria for authorship.