About the Authors

Anne M Gaynor

Affiliation Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Michael D Nissen

Affiliation Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

David M Whiley

Affiliation Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Ian M Mackay

Affiliation Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Stephen B Lambert

Affiliation Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Guang Wu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Daniel C Brennan

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Gregory A Storch

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Theo P Sloots

Affiliation Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

David Wang

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: davewang@borcim.wustl.edu

Affiliations Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America , Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Competing Interests

AMG, MDN, GW, TPS, and DW are listed on a patent application to the United States Patent Office entitled “Novel Human Polyomavirus.”

Author Contributions

MDN, TPS, and DW conceived and designed the experiments. AMG, DMW, IMM, and GW performed the experiments. AMG, MDN, SBL, GAS, TPS, and DW analyzed the data. MDN, DCB, GAS, and TPS contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. DW wrote the paper.