About the Authors

Juan C. Salazar

jsalaza@ccmckids.org

Affiliations Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Star Duhnam-Ems

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Carson La Vake

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America, Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Adriana R. Cruz

Affiliation Centro Internacional de Entrenamiento e Investigaciones Medicas, Cali, Colombia

Meagan W. Moore

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Melissa J. Caimano

Affiliation Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Leonor Velez-Climent

Affiliations Connecticut Children's Medical Center, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Jonathan Shupe

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Winfried Krueger

Affiliation Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

Justin D. Radolf

Affiliations Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America, Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, United States of America

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.