About the Authors

Tonya M. Colpitts

Affiliation Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Jonathan Cox

Address Current address: Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, United States of America

Affiliation Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Dana L. Vanlandingham

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Fabiana M. Feitosa

Affiliations Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States of America

Gong Cheng

Affiliation Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Sebastian Kurscheid

Affiliation Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Penghua Wang

Affiliation Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Manoj N. Krishnan

Address Current address: Program in Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-NUS Graduate/Medical, Singapore

Affiliation Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Stephen Higgs

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Erol Fikrig

erol.fikrig@yale.edu

Affiliations Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TMC EF JC. Performed the experiments: TMC JC FMF DLV PW GC. Analyzed the data: TMC JC SK MNK EF SH. Wrote the paper: TMC EF.