About the Authors

Brenda Crabtree-Ramírez

brendcrabtree@hotmail.com

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición, Salvador Zubirán, Infectious Diseases Department. Mexico City, Mexico

Yanink Caro-Vega

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición, Salvador Zubirán, Infectious Diseases Department. Mexico City, Mexico

Bryan E. Shepherd

Affiliation Vanderbilt University, Department of Biostatistics, Nashville, TN, United States of America

Beatriz Grinsztejn

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Infectologia Evandro Chagas-Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marcelo Wolff

Affiliation Universidad de Chile- Fundación Arriarán, Santiago, Chile

Claudia P. Cortes

Affiliation Universidad de Chile- Fundación Arriarán, Santiago, Chile

Denis Padgett

Affiliation Instituto Hondureño de Seguro Social and Hospital Escuela Universitario, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Gabriela Carriquiry

Affiliation Instituto de Medicina Tropical Alexander von Humboldt, Lima, Peru

Valeria Fink

Affiliation Fundación Huésped, Investigaciones Clínicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Karu Jayathilake

Affiliation Vanderbilt University, Department of Medicine, Nashville, TN, United States of America

Anna K. Person

Affiliation Vanderbilt University, Department of Medicine, Nashville, TN, United States of America

Catherine McGowan

Affiliation Vanderbilt University, Department of Medicine, Nashville, TN, United States of America

Juan Sierra-Madero

Affiliation Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición, Salvador Zubirán, Infectious Diseases Department. Mexico City, Mexico

Caribbean, Central and South America Network for HIV Epidemiology (CCASAnet), of the International Epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) Program

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BCR JSM. Analyzed the data: YCV BES. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YCV BES BCR. Wrote the paper: BCR YCV BES BG MW CPC DP GC VF KJ AKP CM JSM.