About the Authors

Lisa A. Lewis, Jutamas Ngampasutadol, Sanjay Ram
Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ruth Wallace, Jane E. A. Reid
Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Ulrich Vogel
Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany

Corresponding Author

lisa.lewis@umassmed.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LAL SR. Performed the experiments: LAL JN RW JEAR SR. Analyzed the data: LAL UV SR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LAL UV SR. Wrote the paper: LAL SR. Approved submitted manuscript: JN RW JEAR UV. Aided in critical revisions of the manuscript for important intellectual content: UV.