About the Authors

Adriana da Silva Rezende Moreira

Affiliation Tuberculosis Academic Program, Medical School, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Gisele Huf

Affiliation Tuberculosis Academic Program, Medical School, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Maria Armanda Monteiro da Silva Vieira

Affiliation Tuberculosis Academic Program, Medical School, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Paulo Albuquerque da Costa

Affiliations Tuberculosis Academic Program, Medical School, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Policlínica Augusto Amaral Peixoto, Guadalupe/SMS, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fábio Aguiar

Affiliation Tuberculosis Academic Program, Medical School, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Anna Grazia Marsico

Affiliation Tuberculosis Academic Program, Medical School, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Leila de Souza Fonseca

Affiliation Tuberculosis Academic Program, Medical School, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Mônica Ricks

Affiliation Policlínica Augusto Amaral Peixoto, Guadalupe/SMS, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Martha Maria Oliveira

Affiliation Tuberculosis Academic Program, Medical School, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Anne Detjen

Affiliation International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, France

Paula Isono Fujiwara

Affiliation International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Paris, France

Stephen Bertel Squire

Affiliation Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Afranio Lineu Kritski

kritskia@gmail.com

Affiliation Tuberculosis Academic Program, Medical School, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GH LSF ALK. Performed the experiments: ASRM MAMV PAC FA AM MR. Analyzed the data: GH ASRM MAMV ALK AD PIF SBS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LSF MMO ALK. Wrote the paper: ASRM GH MAMV PAC FA AM MR MMO AD PIF SBS ALK.