About the Authors

Marie-Ève Hamelin, Mariana Baz, Yacine Abed, Guy Boivin
CHUQ-CHUL Research Center in Infectious Diseases and Laval University, Québec City, Québec, Canada

Christian Couture, Philippe Joubert
Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec, Québec City, Québec, Canada

Édith Beaulieu, Nathalie Bellerose, Martin Plante, Corey Mallett
GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, Laval, Québec, Canada

Gregg Schumer, Gary P. Kobinger
National Microbiology Laboratory, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Corresponding Author

Guy.Boivin@crchul.ulaval.ca

Competing Interests

Corey Mallett, Édith Beaulieu, Nathalie Bellerose and Martin Plante are employees of the GlaxoSmithKline Company.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MEH CM GPK GB. Performed the experiments: MB CC PJ EB NB GS. Analyzed the data: MEH MB YA CC PJ EB MP GS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MH GB. Wrote the paper: MEH. Principal investigator: GB.