About the Authors

Seung-Joo Lee, Stephen J. McSorley
Center for Comparative Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

James B. McLachlan, Marc K. Jenkins
Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

James B. McLachlan, Jonathan R. Kurtz
Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Tulane University Health Science Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Danhua Fan
Department of Biostatistics and Informatics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Sebastian E. Winter, Andreas J. Baumler
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

sjmcsorley@ucdavis.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SJM MKJ. Performed the experiments: SJL JBM JRK SEW. Analyzed the data: SJL JBM JRK DF SEW AJB MKJ SJM. Wrote the paper: SJM SJL JBM.