About the Authors

Kok-Hooi Yew

hyew@kumc.edu

Affiliations Pediatric Infectious Disease, Children’s Mercy Hospitals, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Cory Carpenter

Affiliations Pediatric Infectious Disease, Children’s Mercy Hospitals, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

R. Scott Duncan

Affiliation Pediatric Infectious Disease, Children’s Mercy Hospitals, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Christopher J. Harrison

Affiliations Pediatric Infectious Disease, Children’s Mercy Hospitals, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CJH KY CC. Performed the experiments: KY CC CJH RSD. Analyzed the data: KY CJH CC RSD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CJH. Wrote the paper: KY CJH CC RSD.