About the Authors

Mahtab Moayeri, Devorah Crown, Zachary L. Newman, Shu Okugawa, Shihui Liu, Inka Sastalla, Stephen H. Leppla
Laboratory of Bacterial Diseases, Bacterial Toxins and Therapeutics Section, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Michael Eckhaus
Diagnostic and Research Services Branch, Division of Veterinary Resources, Office of Research Services, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Christophe Cataisson
Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

sleppla@niaid.nih.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MM ZLN. Performed the experiments: MM DC ZLN SO IS. Analyzed the data: MM ZLN SO ME SL SHL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MM SO CC SHL. Wrote the paper: MM SHL.