About the Authors

Esi S. Lamousé-Smith

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Alice Tzeng

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Michael N. Starnbach

starnbach@hms.harvard.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ESL-S AT MNS. Performed the experiments: ESL-S AT. Analyzed the data: ESL-S AT MNS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ESL-S AT MNS. Wrote the paper: ESL-S MNS.