About the Authors

Elodie Ghedin, Jay V. DePasse, Xu Zhang
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Tiruneh Hailemariam, Yelena Oksov, Sara Lustigman
Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Thomas R. Unnasch
Department of Global Health, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States of America

Corresponding Author

elg21@pitt.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EG TH TRU SL. Performed the experiments: TH YO. Analyzed the data: EG TH JVD XZ YO TRU SL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SL. Wrote the paper: EG TH JVD TRU SL.