About the Authors
Division of Bacteriology, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: TY WCH TT. Performed the experiments: TY HCH TT WH YI. Analyzed the data: TY HCH TT WH YI. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WCH TT WH YI OK LJT TY. Wrote the paper: TY WCH.