About the Authors

Lucy A. Perrone

Affiliation Immunology and Pathogenesis Branch, Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Collaborating Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Julie K. Plowden

Affiliation Immunology and Pathogenesis Branch, Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Collaborating Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Adolfo García-Sastre

Affiliations Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Jacqueline M. Katz

Affiliation Immunology and Pathogenesis Branch, Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Collaborating Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Terrence M. Tumpey

tft9@cdc.gov

Affiliation Immunology and Pathogenesis Branch, Influenza Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Collaborating Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Designed and conducted the experiments: LAP TMT. Performed the flow cytometry: LAP JKP. Wrote the manuscript: LAP. Assisted with manuscript preparation: JKP AGS JMK TMT.