About the Authors

Mitzy Gafos

mgafos@africacentre.ac.za

Affiliations Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, City University, London, United Kingdom

Misiwe Mzimela

Affiliation Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Hlengiwe Ndlovu

Affiliation Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Nkosinathi Mhlongo

Affiliation Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Yael Hoogland

Affiliation Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Richard Mutemwa

Affiliations London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, The Microbicides Development Programme Team, Microbicides Development Programme, Clinical Trials Unit, Medical Research Council, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJG. Performed the experiments: MJG MAM HBN NM. Analyzed the data: MJG MAM HBN NM. Wrote the paper: MJG MAM HBN NM YH RM.