About the Authors

Stacey D. Gilk

Affiliation Coxiella Pathogenesis Section, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Diane C. Cockrell

Affiliation Coxiella Pathogenesis Section, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Courtney Luterbach

Address Current address: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America.

Affiliation Salmonella-Host Cell Interactions Section, Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Bryan Hansen

Affiliation Microscopy Unit, Research Technology Branch, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Leigh A. Knodler

Address Current address: Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States of America.

Affiliation Salmonella-Host Cell Interactions Section, Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

J. Antonio Ibarra

Address Current address: Department of Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Molecular Biology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States of America.

Affiliation Salmonella-Host Cell Interactions Section, Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Olivia Steele-Mortimer

Affiliation Salmonella-Host Cell Interactions Section, Laboratory of Intracellular Parasites, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Robert A. Heinzen

rheinzen@niaid.nih.gov

Affiliation Coxiella Pathogenesis Section, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SDG LAK RAH. Performed the experiments: SDG DCC CL BH LAK. Analyzed the data: SDG CL LAK OSM RAH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JAI. Wrote the paper: SDG RAH.