About the Authors

Sharon M. Tennant, Haim Levy, Sofie Livio, Milagritos Tapia, Karen L. Kotloff, James P. Nataro, James E. Galen, Myron M. Levine
Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Souleymane Diallo, Samba O. Sow, Milagritos Tapia, Boubou Tamboura
Centre pour le Développement des Vaccins (CVD-Mali), Bamako, Mali

Souleymane Diallo
Hôpital Gabriel Touré, Bamako, Mali

Haim Levy
Israel Institute for Biological Research, Ness Ziona, Israel

Patricia I. Fields, Matthew Mikoleit
National Salmonella Reference Laboratory, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Corresponding Author

mlevine@medicine.umaryland.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SMT HL MML. Performed the experiments: SMT SD HL SL SOS MT MM BT KLK JEG. Analyzed the data: SMT SL SOS MT PIF BT JPN MML. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SD HL SL SOS PIF MM KLK JPN JEG. Wrote the paper: SMT MML.