About the Authors

Benedikt B. Kaufer

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Sascha Trapp

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Keith W. Jarosinski

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Nikolaus Osterrieder

no.34@fu-berlin.de

Affiliations Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America, Institut für Virologie, Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BBK ST NO. Performed the experiments: BK KWJ. Analyzed the data: BBK KWJ NO. Wrote the paper: BBK NO.