About the Authors

Miriam Taegtmeyer

miriamt@liverpool.ac.uk

Affiliation Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Peter MacPherson

Affiliations Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom, Wellcome Trust Tropical Centre, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Kathy Jones

Affiliation The Liverpool Centre for Sexual Health, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Mark Hopkins

Affiliation Liverpool Specialist Virology Centre, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Jay Moorcroft

Affiliation Liverpool Specialist Virology Centre, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom

David G. Lalloo

Affiliation Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Anu Chawla

Affiliation Liverpool Specialist Virology Centre, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MT AC PM DGL. Performed the experiments: MT KJ PM MH JM AC. Analyzed the data: MT PM. Wrote the paper: MT PM KJ MH JM DGL AC.