About the Authors

Anne M Gaynor, Guang Wu, David Wang
Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Michael D Nissen, David M Whiley, Ian M Mackay, Stephen B Lambert, Theo P Sloots
Queensland Paediatric Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Sir Albert Sakzewski Virus Research Centre, Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Daniel C Brennan
Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Gregory A Storch
Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

David Wang
Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Corresponding Author

davewang@borcim.wustl.edu

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.