About the Authors

Allison Groseth

Affiliation Molecular Virology and Host-Pathogen Interaction Unit, Laboratory of Virology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Veena Mampilli

Affiliation Molecular Virology and Host-Pathogen Interaction Unit, Laboratory of Virology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Carla Weisend

Affiliation Molecular Virology and Host-Pathogen Interaction Unit, Laboratory of Virology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Eric Dahlstrom

Affiliation RML Genomics Unit, Research Technology Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Stephen F. Porcella

Affiliation RML Genomics Unit, Research Technology Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Brandy J. Russell

Affiliation Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Robert B. Tesh

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Hideki Ebihara

ebiharah@niaid.nih.gov

Affiliation Molecular Virology and Host-Pathogen Interaction Unit, Laboratory of Virology, Division of Intramural Research, 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: AG BJR RBT HE. Performed the experiments: AG VM ED. Analyzed the data: AG VM CW ED SFP BJR RBT HE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AG VM CW ED SFP BJR RBT HE. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: AG CW VM ED SFP BJR RBT HE.