About the Authors

Danielle E. Skinner, Gabriel Rinaldi, Victoria H. Mann, Paul J. Brindley
Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine, and Center for Neglected Diseases of Poverty, School of Medicine & Health Sciences, George Washington University, Washington, D. C., United States of America

Gabriel Rinaldi, Pablo Smircich
Departamento de Genética, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República, (UDELAR), Montevideo, Uruguay

Sutas Suttiprapa
Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Alexis A. Cogswell, David L. Williams
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Corresponding Author

paul.brindley@gwumc.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DES GR SS PJB. Performed the experiments: DES GR SS PS AAC. Analyzed the data: DES GR SS PS VHM AAC DLW PJB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DES GR AAC DLW PJB. Wrote the paper: DES GR PJB.