About the Authors

Daniel R. Neill

Address Current address: Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology & Immunology, Institute of Infection & Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Affiliation Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

Vitor E. Fernandes

Affiliation Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

Laura Wisby

Affiliation MRC Harwell, Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Andrew R. Haynes

Affiliation MRC Harwell, Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Daniela M. Ferreira

Affiliations Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Ameera Laher

Affiliation Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

Natalie Strickland

Affiliation Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Stephen B. Gordon

Affiliation Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Paul Denny

Affiliation MRC Harwell, Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Aras Kadioglu

A.Kadioglu@liv.ac.uk (AK); pwa@le.ac.uk (PWA)

Address Current address: Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology & Immunology, Institute of Infection & Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

Affiliation Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

Peter W. Andrew

A.Kadioglu@liv.ac.uk (AK); pwa@le.ac.uk (PWA)

These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

Affiliation Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DRN AK PD LW PWA. Performed the experiments: DRN VEF LW AH DMF NS AL AK. Analyzed the data: DRN VEF LW AH PD AK PWA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SBG AK PWA. Wrote the paper: DRN AK PWA.