About the Authors

Melissa S. Anderson

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Erin C. Garcia

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Peggy A. Cotter

peggy_cotter@med.unc.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MSA ECG PAC. Performed the experiments: MSA ECG. Analyzed the data: MSA ECG PAC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MSA ECG PAC. Wrote the paper: MSA ECG PAC.