About the Authors

Olivier Neyrolles

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: neyrolle@pasteur.fr

Affiliations Genetics and Biochemistry of Microorganisms, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris, France, Unit of Mycobacterial Genetics, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Rogelio Hernández-Pando

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion, Tlalpan, Mexico

France Pietri-Rouxel

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, Institut Cochin, Paris, France

Paul Fornès

Affiliation Hôpital Européen Georges-Pompidou, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Department of Anatomo-Pathology, , Paris, France

Ludovic Tailleux

Affiliation Unit of Mycobacterial Genetics, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Jorge Alberto Barrios Payán

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion, Tlalpan, Mexico

Elisabeth Pivert

Affiliation Unit of Mycobacterial Genetics, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Yann Bordat

Affiliation Unit of Mycobacterial Genetics, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Diane Aguilar

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion, Tlalpan, Mexico

Marie-Christine Prévost

Affiliation Laboratory of Electron Microscopy, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Caroline Petit

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, Institut Cochin, Paris, France

Brigitte Gicquel

Affiliation Unit of Mycobacterial Genetics, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ON FP BG CP RH. Performed the experiments: ON FP LT RH EP YB DA MP JB. Analyzed the data: ON LT RH DA MP JB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FP RH PF. Wrote the paper: ON BG.