About the Authors

Ana Victoria C. Pilar

Affiliation Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research and the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Sarah A. Reid-Yu

Affiliation Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research and the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Colin A. Cooper

Affiliation Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research and the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

David T. Mulder

Affiliation Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research and the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Brian K. Coombes

coombes@mcmaster.ca

Affiliation Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research and the Department of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AVCP SAR BKC. Performed the experiments: AVCP SAR CAC. Analyzed the data: AVCP SAR CAC BKC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DTM. Wrote the paper: AVCP BKC.