About the Authors

Andrew F. van den Hurk

andrew_hurk@health.qld.gov.au

Affiliation Public Health Virology, Communicable Diseases Unit, Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services, Coopers Plains, Australia

Sonja Hall-Mendelin

Affiliation Public Health Virology, Communicable Diseases Unit, Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services, Coopers Plains, Australia

Alyssa T. Pyke

Affiliation Public Health Virology, Communicable Diseases Unit, Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services, Coopers Plains, Australia

Francesca D. Frentiu

Affiliations School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Australia, Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia

Kate McElroy

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Andrew Day

Affiliation Public Health Virology, Communicable Diseases Unit, Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services, Coopers Plains, Australia

Stephen Higgs

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Scott L. O'Neill

Affiliation School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AFVDH SH SLO. Performed the experiments: AFVDH SH-M KM AD SH. Analyzed the data: FDF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ATP. Wrote the paper: AFVDH FDF SLO.