About the Authors

Alicia R. Berard, John A. Wilkins, Alberto Severini, Kevin M. Coombs
Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Alicia R. Berard, John P. Cortens, Oleg Krokhin, John A. Wilkins, Kevin M. Coombs
Manitoba Center for Proteomics and Systems Biology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Alberto Severini
National Microbiology Laboratory, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Kevin M. Coombs
Manitoba Institute of Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Corresponding Author

kcoombs@cc.umanitoba.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ARB JAW AS KMC. Performed the experiments: ARB. Analyzed the data: ARB JPC OK JAW AS KMC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JPC OK. Wrote the paper: ARB JPC OK JAW AS KMC.