About the Authors

Kimberly K. Gray, Michael R. Holbrook
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Melissa N. Worthy, Terry L. Juelich, Allison Poussard, Alexander N. Freiberg, Michael R. Holbrook
Department of Pathology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Melissa N. Worthy, Allison Poussard, Alexander N. Freiberg, Michael R. Holbrook
Galveston National Laboratory, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Stacy L. Agar, Dan Ragland, Michael R. Holbrook
Integrated Research Facility, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Alexander N. Freiberg, Michael R. Holbrook
Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Alexander N. Freiberg, Michael R. Holbrook
Center for Tropical Diseases, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Michael.holbrook@nih.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KKG MNW DR ANF MRH. Performed the experiments: KKG MNW TLJ SLA AP ANF MRH. Analyzed the data: KKG MNW DR ANF MRH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DR MRH. Wrote the paper: KKG DR ANF MRH.