About the Authors

Sharon Lederer

Contributed equally to this work with: Sharon Lederer, David Favre

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

David Favre

Contributed equally to this work with: Sharon Lederer, David Favre

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Kathie-Anne Walters

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Sean Proll

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Bittoo Kanwar

Affiliations Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Zeljka Kasakow

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Carole R. Baskin

Affiliations Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Washington National Primate Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Robert Palermo

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Joseph M. McCune

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Michael G. Katze

honey@u.washington.edu

Affiliations Department of Microbiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America, Washington National Primate Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SLL DF CRB JMM MGK. Performed the experiments: SLL DF BK. Analyzed the data: SLL KAW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SLL DF SP ZK MGK. Wrote the paper: SLL KAW MGK. Contributed scientific expertise: RP.