About the Authors

A. Paige Adams

apadams@utmb.edu

Affiliation Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, Center for Tropical Diseases, and Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Roberto Navarro-Lopez

Affiliation Comisión México-Estados Unidos para la Prevención de la Fiebre Aftosa y Otras Enfermedades Exóticas de los Animales (CPA), Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación (SAGARPA), Tuxtla Gutierrez, México

Francisco J. Ramirez-Aguilar

Affiliation Laboratorio de Enfermedades Emergentes y Zoonóticas, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas - Campus IV, Universidad Autónoma de Chiapas, Tapachula, Chiapas, México

Irene Lopez-Gonzalez

Affiliation Comisión México-Estados Unidos para la Prevención de la Fiebre Aftosa y Otras Enfermedades Exóticas de los Animales (CPA), Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación (SAGARPA), Tuxtla Gutierrez, México

Grace Leal

Affiliation Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, Center for Tropical Diseases, and Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Jose M. Flores-Mayorga

Affiliation Comisión México-Estados Unidos para la Prevención de la Fiebre Aftosa y Otras Enfermedades Exóticas de los Animales (CPA), Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación (SAGARPA), Tuxtla Gutierrez, México

Amelia P. A. Travassos da Rosa

Affiliation Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, Center for Tropical Diseases, and Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Kali D. Saxton-Shaw

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Amber J. Singh

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Erin M. Borland

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Ann M. Powers

Affiliation Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Robert B. Tesh

Affiliation Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, Center for Tropical Diseases, and Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Scott C. Weaver

Affiliation Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, Center for Tropical Diseases, and Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Jose G. Estrada-Franco

Affiliation Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados en Salud Animal, Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Toluca, México

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JGEF SCW. Performed the experiments: APA RNL FJRA ILG GL JMFM APATDR KDSS AJS EMB AMP RBT. Analyzed the data: APA JGEF AMP RBT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AMP RBT SCW. Wrote the paper: APA JGEF SCW AMP.