About the Authors

Blaise R. Boles

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

Alexander R. Horswill

alex-horswill@uiowa.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BB AH. Performed the experiments: BB. Analyzed the data: BB. Wrote the paper: BB AH.