About the Authors

Claudia M. Denkinger

Affiliations Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, McGill International TB Centre & Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Madhukar Pai

Affiliations McGill International TB Centre & Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Respiratory Epidemiology & Clinical Research Unit, Montreal Chest Institute, Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

David W. Dowdy

ddowdy@jhsph.edu

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Center for Tuberculosis Research, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CMD MP DWD. Performed the experiments: CMD DWD. Analyzed the data: CMD MP DWD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CMD MP DWD. Wrote the paper: CMD MP DWD.