About the Authors

Vincent Foulongne, Olivier Dereure, Michel Segondy
Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U1058- University of Montpellier I- Montpellier University Hospital, Department of Biology and Pathology-Laboratory of Virology and Department of Dermatology, Montpellier, France

Virginie Sauvage, Meriadeg Ar Gouilh, Ana Burguière, Jean-Claude Manuguerra
Institut Pasteur, Laboratory for Urgent Responses to Biological Threats, Paris, France

Charles Hebert, Justine Cheval, Kevin Pariente, Marc Eloit
Pathoquest, Paris, France

Valérie Caro
Institut Pasteur, Genotyping of Pathogens and Public Health Platform, Paris, France

Marc Eloit
Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, UMR 1161 Virologie ENVA, INRA, ANSES, Maisons Alfort, France

Marc Eloit
Institut Pasteur, Department of Virology, Paris, France

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

CH, JC, KP and ME are employed by a commercial company (Pathoquest). This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VF ME. Performed the experiments: VF VS KP JC CH. Analyzed the data: VF VS ME MAG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JCM AB VC. Wrote the paper: VF VS MS ME OD.