About the Authors

Bon-A Cho

Affiliations Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Department of Anatomy, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Institute of Endemic Disease, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Youngho Ko

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Yeon-Sook Kim

Affiliation Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Chungnam National University Hospital, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

Sanguk Kim

Affiliation Department of Life Science and School of Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Kyungbuk, Republic of Korea

Myung-Sik Choi

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Ik-Sang Kim

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Hang-Rae Kim

chonh@snu.ac.kr (NHC); hangrae2@snu.ac.kr (HRK)

Affiliation Department of Anatomy, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Nam-Hyuk Cho

chonh@snu.ac.kr (NHC); hangrae2@snu.ac.kr (HRK)

Affiliations Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Institute of Endemic Disease, Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea, Bundang Hospital, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BAC YSK HRK NHC. Performed the experiments: BAC YK YSK HRK. Analyzed the data: BAC SK MSC ISK HRK NHC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SK HRK. Wrote the paper: BAC HRK NHC.