About the Authors

Sergi Padilla-Parra

Affiliation Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emory University Children's Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Mariana Marin

Affiliation Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emory University Children's Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Naoyuki Kondo

Affiliation Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emory University Children's Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Gregory B. Melikyan

gmeliki@emory.edu

Affiliations Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emory University Children's Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GBM SPP MM. Performed the experiments: SPP MM NK. Analyzed the data: SPP GBM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NK. Wrote the paper: GBM SPP MM NK.