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Research Article

HIV-1 Transmission during Early Infection in Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Phylodynamic Analysis

  • Erik M. Volz mail,

    e.volz@imperial.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Edward Ionides,

    Affiliation: Department of Statistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Ethan O. Romero-Severson,

    Affiliation: Theoretical Biology and Biophysics, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Mary-Grace Brandt,

    Affiliation: Michigan Department of Community Health, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Eve Mokotoff,

    Affiliation: Michigan Department of Community Health, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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  • James S. Koopman

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

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  • Published: December 10, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001568

About the Authors

Erik M. Volz
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Edward Ionides
Department of Statistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
Ethan O. Romero-Severson
Theoretical Biology and Biophysics, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America
Mary-Grace Brandt, Eve Mokotoff
Michigan Department of Community Health, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
James S. Koopman
Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: e.volz@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

EMV has recently been recruited to a faculty post within the same department as the academic editor (TBH). The authors have declared that no other competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EMV EI. Performed the experiments: EMV. Analyzed the data: EMV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EORS MGB EM. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: EMV. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: EMV EI EORS EM JSK. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: EMV EI EORS MGB EM JSK. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: EMV EI EORS MGB EM JSK.