About the Authors

Smriti Mehra

Affiliations Divisions of Bacteriology and Parasitology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana, United States of America, DNA Microarray and Expression Core, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana, United States of America

Bapi Pahar

Affiliation Division of Comparative Pathology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana, United States of America

Noton K. Dutta

Affiliation Divisions of Bacteriology and Parasitology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana, United States of America

Cecily N. Conerly

Affiliation Division of Comparative Pathology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana, United States of America

Kathrine Philippi-Falkenstein

Affiliation Division of Veterinary Medicine, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana, United States of America

Xavier Alvarez

Affiliation Division of Comparative Pathology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana, United States of America

Deepak Kaushal

dkaushal@tulane.edu

Affiliations Divisions of Bacteriology and Parasitology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana, United States of America, DNA Microarray and Expression Core, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, Louisiana, United States of America, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SM DK. Performed the experiments: SM BP NKD CNC XA. Analyzed the data: SM BP KPF DK. Wrote the paper: SM DK.