About the Authors
Department of Epidemiology, Research Institute for Medicine of Nanjing Command, Nanjing, China
Center for Molecular Immunology and State Key Laboratory of Microbial Resources, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), Beijing, China
State Key Laboratory of Medical Genomics, Ruijin Hospital Affiliated to Medical School of Shanghai Jiao-Tong University, Shanghai, China
Chinese National Human Genome Center, Shanghai, China
Beijing Ditan Hospital, Beijing, China
Department of Pathology, Jinling Hospital of Nanjing, Nanjing, China
School of Biosciences and Bioengineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Beijing Genomics Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Jiaqi Tang, Changjun Wang, Weizhong Yang, Zhihai Chen, Hongjie Yu, Xiaojun Zhou, Bo Wu, and Yu Wang did the clinical investigation in the field. Jiaqi Tang, Zhu Chen, Jian Wang, Guo-Ping Zhao, Xiaoning Wang, and George F. Gao designed the study. Changjun Wang, Youjun Feng, Huaidong Song, Xiaojun Zhou, Huaru Wang, Bo Wu, Haili Wang, Huamei Zhao, Ying Lin, and Jianhua Yue performed the experiments. Changjun Wang, Youjun Feng, Xiuzhen Pan, Zhenqiang Wu, Xiaowei He, Feng Gao, and Abdul Hamid Khan analyzed the data. Jiaqi Tang, Youjun Feng, and George F. Gao wrote the paper.