About the Authors

Robin Ireland, Norma Olivares-Zavaleta, Catharine M. Bosio
Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Jonathan M. Warawa, Frank C. Gherardini, Clayton Jarrett, B. Joseph Hinnebusch
Laboratory of Zoonotic Pathogens, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

John T. Belisle
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Jeffery Fairman
Juvaris Biotherapeutics, Burlingame, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

bosioc@niaid.nih.gov

Competing Interests

A provisional patent for CLDC+MPF has been filed by NIH on behalf of Catharine M. Bosio, John T. Belise and Jeff Fairman.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RI CMB. Performed the experiments: RI NOZ JMW CJ CMB. Analyzed the data: RI CMB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FCG BJH JTB JF. Wrote the paper: CMB.