About the Authors

Courtney M. Yuen

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Ekaterina V. Kurbatova

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Thelma Tupasi

Affiliation Tropical Disease Foundation, Manila, Philippines

Janice Campos Caoili

Affiliations Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Tropical Disease Foundation, Manila, Philippines

Martie Van Der Walt

Affiliation Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa

Charlotte Kvasnovsky

Affiliations Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa

Martin Yagui

Affiliation National Institute of Health, Lima, Peru

Jaime Bayona

Affiliation Partners In Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Carmen Contreras

Affiliation Socios en Salud Sucursal, Lima, Peru

Vaira Leimane

Affiliation Riga East University Hospital Centre of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Riga, Latvia

Julia Ershova

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Laura E. Via

Affiliation National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

HeeJin Kim

Affiliation Korean Institute of Tuberculosis, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Somsak Akksilp

Affiliation Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand

Boris Y. Kazennyy

Affiliation Orel Oblast Tuberculosis Dispensary, Orel, Russian Federation

Grigory V. Volchenkov

Affiliation Vladimir Oblast Tuberculosis Dispensary, Vladimir, Russian Federation

Ruwen Jou

Affiliation Taiwan Centers for Disease Control, Taipei, Taiwan

Kai Kliiman

Affiliation Tartu University Hospital, Tartu, Estonia

Olga V. Demikhova

Affiliation Central Tuberculosis Research Institute, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation

Irina A. Vasilyeva

Affiliation Central Tuberculosis Research Institute, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation

Tracy Dalton

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

J. Peter Cegielski

gzc2@cdc.gov

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CMY EVK JPC. Performed the experiments: TT JCC MVDW CK MY JB CC VL LEV HK SA BYK GVV RJ KK OVD IAV TD. Analyzed the data: CMY EVK. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: CMY. Enrolled patients: TT JCC MVDW CK MY JB CC VL LEV HK SA BYK GVV RJ KK OVD IAV. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: EVK JPC. Agree with the manuscript’s results and conclusions: CMY EVK TT JCC MVDW CK MY JB CC VL JE LEV HK SA BYK GVV RJ KK OVD IAV TD JPC. All authors have read, and confirm that they meet, ICMJE criteria for authorship.