About the Authors

Shelly Bolotin

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

shelly.bolotin@oahpp.ca

Affiliations Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Jordan J. Feld

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Toronto Centre for Liver Disease, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Sandra Rotman Centre for Global Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Gary Garber

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

William W. L. Wong

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation School of Pharmacy, University of Waterloo, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Fiona M. Guerra

Roles Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Tony Mazzulli

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Mount Sinai Hospital/University Health Network and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Competing Interests

JJF reports receiving funds for scientific consulting and/or research support from Abbvie, BMS, Gilead, Janssen and Merck. GG has received research support from Gilead, AbbVie, Pfizer, Merck and Janssen. TM is an advisory board member of Roche Diagnostics, Abbott Laboratories, Merck, Paladin, Pfizer, Microbix, bioMerieux, and Qvella. He has received research funding from Qvella, Luminex, and altona diagnostics, and funds for honoraria/scientific consulting from Merck, Abbott, Microbix, and Paladin. WWLW has received research support from the Canadian Liver foundation. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.