About the Authors

Juan C. Salazar, Leonor Velez-Climent
Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

Juan C. Salazar, Carson La Vake, Leonor Velez-Climent, Jonathan Shupe
Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Star Duhnam-Ems, Carson La Vake, Meagan W. Moore, Melissa J. Caimano, Justin D. Radolf
Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Adriana R. Cruz
Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Medicas, Cali, Colombia

Winfried Krueger, Justin D. Radolf
Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Corresponding Author

jsalaza@ccmckids.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JCS ARC MWM JDR. Performed the experiments: SDE CLV ARC MWM LVC WK. Analyzed the data: JCS SDE CLV MJC JS WK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SDE MJC JDR. Wrote the paper: JCS. Whole genome array analysis: WK.