About the Authors

Naomi L. Forrester, Mathilde Guerbois, Robert L. Seymour, Scott C. Weaver
Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases and Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Heidi Spratt
Sealy Center for Preventative Medicine and Preventative Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

sweaver@utmb.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NLF SCW. Performed the experiments: NLF MG RLS. Analyzed the data: NLF HS. Wrote the paper: NLF SCW.