About the Authors

Romel D. Mackelprang

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Software, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

Michael J. Bamshad

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America, Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

Jessica X. Chong

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

Xuanlin Hou

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Software, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

Kati J. Buckingham

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

Kathryn Shively

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

Guy deBruyn

Roles Data curation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Perinatal HIV Research Unit, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Nelly R. Mugo

Roles Data curation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America, Partners in Health Research and Development, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Thika, Kenya

James I. Mullins

Roles Data curation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America, Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

M. Juliana McElrath

Roles Data curation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, United States of America

Jared M. Baeten

Roles Data curation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

Connie Celum

Roles Data curation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

Mary J. Emond

Contributed equally to this work with: Mary J. Emond, Jairam R. Lingappa

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Software, Supervision, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

Jairam R. Lingappa

Contributed equally to this work with: Mary J. Emond, Jairam R. Lingappa

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

lingappa@uw.edu

Affiliations Department of Global Health, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America

for the Partners in Prevention HSV/HIV Transmission Study and the Partners PrEP Study Teams

Membership of the Partners in Prevention HSV/HIV Transmission Study and the Partners PrEP Study Teams is provided in the Acknowledgments.

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.