About the Authors

Laura D. Bauler

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Colin S. Duckett

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Mary X. D. O'Riordan

oriordan@umich.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LDB MXDO. Performed the experiments: LDB. Analyzed the data: LDB MXDO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CD. Wrote the paper: LDB MXDO. Provided valuable intellectual discussion and expertise and comments on the manuscript: CD.