About the Authors

Xiaojun Ning, David Nguyen, Laura Mentzer, Christina Adams, Hyunwook Lee, Robert Ashley, Susan Hafenstein, Jianming Hu
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Hyunwook Lee, Robert Ashley, Susan Hafenstein
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Corresponding Author

juh13@psu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: XN JH. Performed the experiments: XN DN LM CA HL RA. Analyzed the data: XN DN LM CA HL RA SH JH. Wrote the paper: XN HL SH JH.