About the Authors

Brian M. Peters
Graduate Program in Life Sciences, Microbiology and Immunology Program, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Brian M. Peters, Mark E. Shirtliff
Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Mark E. Shirtliff
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Mary Ann Jabra-Rizk
Department of Oncology and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Maryland–Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

mrizk@umaryland.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.