About the Authors
Clinical Virology Group, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany
Institute of Virology, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory, University Hospital Prof. Edgard Santos, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
University of São Paulo State (UNESP), Botucatu Medical School, Blood Transfusion Centre - Molecular Biology Laboratory and Internal Medicine Department, Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil
Virus Evolution Group, Centre for Infectious Diseases, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Department of Pathology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Molecular Diagnosis Centre, National University Hospital, Singapore
Division Medical Virology/National Health Laboratory Service, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
GFE Blut mbH, Frankfurt (Main), Germany
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
JFD and CD conceived and designed the experiments. JFD, BK, NP, RMTG, SMCR, KG, MP, AA, GFS, JD, ESCK, HS, PS, MIdMCP, and WKR performed the experiments. JFD, EMN, and CD analyzed the data. BK, RMTG, SMCR, GFS, JD, ESCK, HS, PS, MIdMCP, and WKR contributed materials. JFD and CD wrote the paper.