About the Authors

Paul W Denton, Zhifeng Sun, Florence A Othieno, Bangdong L Wei, Anja K Wege, Daniel A Powell, J. Victor Garcia
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Jacob D Estes, Ashley T Haase
Department of Microbiology, Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Deborah Payne
Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

victor.garcia@utsouthwestern.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

PWD, JDE, ATH, and JVG planned the project, designed experiments, carried out experiments, analyzed data, and wrote the manuscript. DP designed the analysis of viral loads in humanized mice and supervised their performance. ZS, FAO, BLW, AKW, and DAP carried out experiments and collected, analyzed, and discussed data.