About the Authors

Fengwei Bai, Penghua Wang, Erol Fikrig
Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Fengwei Bai
L2 Diagnostics, LLC, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Terrence Town, Masahito Kamanaka, Richard A. Flavell
Department of Immunobiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Terrence Town
Departments of Neurosurgery and Biomedical Sciences, Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Terrence Town, David Gate
Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Feng Qian, Tarah M. Connolly, Ruth R. Montgomery
Section of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Richard A. Flavell, Erol Fikrig
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Corresponding Author

erol.fikrig@yale.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FB EF. Performed the experiments: FB TT FQ PW DG. Analyzed the data: FB TT FQ PW EF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FB MK TMC RRM RAF EF. Wrote the paper: FB TT EF.