About the Authors
- Valerie Cortez
- Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
- Valerie Cortez, R. Scott McClelland
- Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
- Valerie Cortez, Katherine Odem-Davis, Julie Overbaugh
- Division of Human Biology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
- Walter Jaoko
- Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: JO RSM. Performed the experiments: VC. Analyzed the data: VC KO-D. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WJ. Wrote the paper: VC RSM JO. Provided comments on the manuscript: KO-D WJ. Oversaw the laboratory aspects of this study related to the cohort: WJ. Oversaw clinical aspects of the cohort, including directing clinical monitoring and follow-up: RSM. Oversaw all aspects of this research project: JO.