About the Authors

Kimberly M. Davis

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Henry T. Akinbi

Affiliation Divisions of Pulmonary Biology and Neonatology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Alistair J. Standish

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Jeffrey N. Weiser

weiser@mail.med.upenn.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KMD AJS JNW. Performed the experiments: KMD. Analyzed the data: KMD JNW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HTA. Wrote the paper: KMD JNW.