About the Authors

Xiangguo Qiu, Lisa Fernando, P. Leno Melito, Jonathan Audet, Heinz Feldmann, Gary Kobinger, Judie B. Alimonti, Steven M. Jones
Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Jonathan Audet, Heinz Feldmann, Gary Kobinger, Judie B. Alimonti, Steven M. Jones
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Gary Kobinger, Steven M. Jones
Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Corresponding Author

xiangguo.qiu@phac-aspc.gc.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XQ SMJ. Performed the experiments: XQ LF PLM JA HF GK JBA SMJ. Analyzed the data: XQ JA JBA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XQ LF PLM JA HF GK JBA SMJ. Wrote the paper: XQ JA JBA.