About the Authors

Michael A. Joyce, Sue-Ellen Lamb, D. Lorne Tyrrell
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Kathie-Anne Walters, Michael G. Katze
Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Mathew M. Yeh
Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Lin-Fu Zhu, Norman Kneteman
Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Jason S. Doyle
Department of Pathology, Vernon Jubilee Hospital, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Corresponding Author

maj2@ualberta.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MAJ KAW DLT. Performed the experiments: MAJ KAW SEL. Analyzed the data: MAJ KAW MMY JSD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MAJ KAW LFZ NK MGK DLT. Wrote the paper: MAJ KAW DLT.