About the Authors

James A. Potts

Affiliation Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Robert V. Gibbons

Affiliation Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand

Alan L. Rothman

Affiliation Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Anon Srikiatkhachorn

Affiliation Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Stephen J. Thomas

Affiliation Department of Virology, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand

Pra-on Supradish

Affiliation Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand

Stephenie C. Lemon

Affiliation Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Daniel H. Libraty

Affiliation Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sharone Green

Sharone.Green@umassmed.edu

Affiliation Center for Infectious Disease and Vaccine Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Siripen Kalayanarooj

Affiliation Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health, Bangkok, Thailand

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ALR SJT PoS SG. Performed the experiments: RVG AS SJT PoS DHL SG SK. Analyzed the data: JAP ALR AS SJT SCL DHL SG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SCL. Wrote the paper: JAP RVG ALR SJT SCL DHL SG SK. Developed the model: JAP. Responsible for data integrity: RVG. Enrolled patients: AS DHL SK.