About the Authors

Andrea I. Zambrano

Affiliation Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Shekhar Sharma

Affiliation National Trachoma Program, Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh (NNJS), Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathryn Crowley

Affiliation RTI International, Washington, DC, United States of America

Laura Dize

Affiliation International Chlamydia Laboratory, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Beatriz E. Muñoz

Affiliation Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Sailesh K. Mishra

Affiliation National Trachoma Program, Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh (NNJS), Kathmandu, Nepal

Lisa A. Rotondo

Affiliation RTI International, Washington, DC, United States of America

Charlotte A. Gaydos

Affiliation International Chlamydia Laboratory, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Sheila K. West

shwest@jhmi.edu

Affiliation Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SKW BEM AIZ SS. Performed the experiments: AIZ SS SKM LD. Analyzed the data: AIZ BEM SKW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CAG LD LAR KC SS SKM. Wrote the paper: AIZ BEM SKW.