About the Authors

Philip W. Tuke, Kate I. Tettmar, Richard S. Tedder
Transfusion Microbiology Research and Development, National Transfusion Microbiology Laboratories, National Health Service Blood and Transplant, Colindale, London, United Kingdom

Asif Tamuri
Division of Mathematical Biology, Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, United Kingdom

Jonathan P. Stoye
Division of Virology, Medical Research Council National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London, United Kingdom

Richard S. Tedder
Blood Borne Virus Unit, Virus Reference Department, Centre for Infections, Health Protection Agency, Colindale, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

philip.tuke@hpa.org.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PWT KIT RST. Performed the experiments: PWT. Analyzed the data: AT JPS PWT. Wrote the paper: PWT RST JPS.