About the Authors

Judith S. Currier

jscurrier@mednet.ucla.edu

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Paula Britto

Affiliation Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusettes, United States of America

Risa M. Hoffman

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Sean Brummel

Affiliation Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusettes, United States of America

Gaerolwe Masheto

Affiliation Botswana Harvard AIDS Partnership, Gabarone, Botswana

Esau Joao

Affiliation Hospital Federal dos Servidores do Estado, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Breno Santos

Affiliation Hospital Conceicao, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Linda Aurpibul

Affiliation Research Institute for Health Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Marcelo Losso

Affiliation HIV Unit, Hospital J.M. Ramos Meija, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Marie F. Pierre

Affiliation Centres GHESKIO, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Adriana Weinberg

Affiliation University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America

Devasena Gnanashanmugam

Affiliation NIAID, NIH, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Nahida Chakhtoura

Affiliation NICHD, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Karin Klingman

Affiliation NIAID, NIH, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Renee Browning

Affiliation NIAID, NIH, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Anne Coletti

Affiliation Science Facilitation, FHI360, Durham, North Carolina, United States

Lynne Mofenson

Affiliation Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Washington, D.C., United States of America

David Shapiro

Affiliation Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusettes, United States of America

Jose Pilotto

Affiliation Laboratório de AIDS & Imunologia Molecular, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz-FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

for the 1077HS PROMISE Team

Membership of the 1077HS PROMISE Team is provided in the Acknowledgments.

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: LM is a member of PlosMed editorial board. WA receives research grants and contracts from Merck and Glaxo SMithKline; moneys to University of Colorado Denver(UCD). Spouse and UCD receive royalties from Merck for intellectual property. AC owned stock in Bristol-Myers Squibb. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: AW LM DS JP JC. Data curation: PB. Formal analysis: PB SB DS. Funding acquisition: DS JC. Investigation: RH GM EJ BS LA ML MP AW JP JC. Methodology: RH DS JC. Project administration: GM EJ MP AC LM DS JP JC DG. Resources: EJ LA AC. Software: PB SB. Supervision: RH SB GM AW AC LM DS JP JC. Validation: SB LA. Visualization: PB RH SB DS JC. Writing – original draft: JC RH. Writing – review & editing: PB RH SB GM BS LA ML AW NC KK RB AC LM DS JP JC DG.