About the Authors

H. Keipp Talbot
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Michael T. Rock
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Casey Johnson
Johnson County Clin-Trials, Lenexa, Kansas, United States of America

Lynda Tussey, Uma Kavita, Alan R. Shaw, David N. Taylor
VaxInnate Corporation, Cranbury, New Jersey, United States of America

Anita Shanker
Health Decisions, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Corresponding Author

keipp.talbot@vanderbilt.edu

Competing Interests

HKBT has received research funding from Protein Sciences, VaxInnate, Sanofi Pasteur and Wyeth. MR has no conflicts of interest. Casey Johnson works for Johnson County Clin-Trials, which was hired by VaxInnate. Anita Shanker works for Health Decisions, which was hired by VaxInnate for data management. Lynda Tussey, Uma Kavita, Alan Shaw and David Taylor work for VaxInnate. This will not interfere with sharing data.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HKT MTR LT UK A. Shaw DNT. Performed the experiments: HKT MTR CJ LT UK. Analyzed the data: HKT LT UK A. Shanker DNT. Wrote the paper: HKT MTR LT UK A. Shanker A. Shaw DNT.