About the Authors

Marielle C Gold

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: goldm@ohsu.edu

Affiliation Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Heather D Ehlinger

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Matthew S Cook

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Susan K Smyk-Pearson

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Paul T Wille

Affiliation Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Ross M Ungerleider

Affiliation Doernbecher Cardiothoracic Surgery, Doernbecher Children's Hospital, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Deborah A Lewinsohn

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America , Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

David M Lewinsohn

Affiliations Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Portland VA Medical Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America , Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MCG was involved in study design; collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; writing of the paper; and decision to submit it for publication. HDE, MSC, SKSM, and PTW were involved in collection, analysis, and interpretation of data. RMU was involved in collection of tissue. DAL and DML were involved in study design, interpretation of data, writing of the paper, and decision to submit it for publication.