About the Authors

Ahmed S. Attia, Devin L. Stauff, Eric P. Skaar
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Ahmed S. Attia
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Meredith A. Benson, Victor J. Torres
Department of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

eric.skaar@vanderbilt.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ASA DLS VJT EPS. Performed the experiments: ASA MAB VJT. Analyzed the data: ASA MAB VJT EPS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ASA MAB DLS EPS. Wrote the paper: ASA EPS.