About the Authors

Anna K. Coussens

Affiliation Division of Mycobacterial Research, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London, United Kingdom

Robert J. Wilkinson

Affiliations Division of Mycobacterial Research, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London, United Kingdom, Division of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Vladyslav Nikolayevskyy

Affiliation Queen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Blizard Institute, London, United Kingdom

Paul T. Elkington

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunity, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

Yasmeen Hanifa

Affiliation Queen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Blizard Institute, London, United Kingdom

Kamrul Islam

Affiliation Queen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Blizard Institute, London, United Kingdom

Peter M. Timms

Affiliation Homerton University NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom

Graham H. Bothamley

Affiliation Homerton University NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom

Alleyna P. Claxton

Affiliation Homerton University NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom

Geoffrey E. Packe

Affiliation Newham Chest Clinic, Forest Gate, London, United Kingdom

Mathina Darmalingam

Affiliation Department of Respiratory Medicine, Whipps Cross University Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Robert N. Davidson

Affiliation Tuberculosis Clinic, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, United Kingdom

Heather J. Milburn

Affiliation Department of Respiratory Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom

Lucy V. Baker

Affiliation Department of Respiratory Medicine, Lewisham Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Richard D. Barker

Affiliation Department of Respiratory Medicine, Kings College Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Francis A. Drobniewski

Affiliation Queen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Blizard Institute, London, United Kingdom

Charles A. Mein

Affiliation Genome Centre, Queen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Leena Bhaw-Rosun

Affiliation Genome Centre, Queen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Rosamond A. Nuamah

Affiliation Genome Centre, Queen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Christopher J. Griffiths

Affiliation Queen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Blizard Institute, London, United Kingdom

Adrian R. Martineau

a.martineau@qmul.ac.uk

Affiliations Division of Mycobacterial Research, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London, United Kingdom, Division of Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, Queen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Blizard Institute, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ARM CJG. Performed the experiments: AKC RJW VN PTE YH KI PMT GHB APC GEP MD RND HJM LVB RDB CAM LB-R RAN FAD CJG ARM. Analyzed the data: AKC ARM. Wrote the paper: ARM.