About the Authors

Kayla T. Wolofsky, Kodjo Ayi, W. Conrad Liles, Kevin C. Kain
Sandra Rotman Centre for Global Health, SA Rotman Laboratories, Toronto General Hospital-University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Kayla T. Wolofsky, W. Conrad Liles, Kevin C. Kain
Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Donald R. Branch
Research and Development, Canadian Blood Services, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Annika K. Hult, Martin L. Olsson
Division of Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

W. Conrad Liles
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

W. Conrad Liles, Kevin C. Kain
Tropical Disease Unit, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Toronto General Hospital-University Health Network, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Christine M. Cserti-Gazdewich
Blood Transfusion Laboratory, Toronto General Hospital-UHN, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Corresponding Author

kevin.kain@uhn.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KTW KA DRB WCL MLO CMC KCK. Performed the experiments: KTW KA AKH. Analyzed the data: KTW KA WCL AKH MLO KCK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AKH DRB MLO. Wrote the paper: KTW KA KCK. Reviewed and revised the manuscript: KTW KA DRB AKH MLO WCL CMC KCK.