About the Authors

Stacey A. Rizza

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Kishore B. Challagundla

Current address: Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics, School of Medicine, and OHSU Knight Cancer Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Sekar Natesampillai

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Gary D. Bren

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Jaromir Sykora

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Henning Walczak

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Andrew D. Badley

badley.andrew@mayo.edu

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SAR ADB. Performed the experiments: SN KBC JS HW GDB. Analyzed the data: SAR ADB. Wrote the paper: SAR ADB.