About the Authors

Zarir F. Udwadia

Affiliation Department of Respiratory Diseases, P. D. Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India

Lancelot M. Pinto

lance.pinto@gmail.com

Affiliation Department of Respiratory Diseases, P. D. Hinduja National Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India

Mukund W. Uplekar

Affiliation Stop TB Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ZU. Performed the experiments: ZU. Analyzed the data: LMP MU. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LMP MU. Wrote the paper: ZU LMP MU.