About the Authors

Andrew F. van den Hurk, Sonja Hall-Mendelin, Alyssa T. Pyke, Andrew Day
Public Health Virology, Communicable Diseases Unit, Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services, Coopers Plains, Australia

Francesca D. Frentiu, Scott L. O'Neill
School of Biological Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Australia

Francesca D. Frentiu
Institute for Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Australia

Kate McElroy, Stephen Higgs
Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

andrew_hurk@health.qld.gov.au

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.