About the Authors

April D. Davis

add02@health.state.ny.us

Affiliation Rabies Laboratory, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Slingerlands, New York, United States of America

Jodie A. Jarvis

Affiliation Rabies Laboratory, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Slingerlands, New York, United States of America

Craig Pouliott

Affiliation Rabies Laboratory, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Slingerlands, New York, United States of America

Robert J. Rudd

Affiliation Rabies Laboratory, Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Slingerlands, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ADD RJR. Performed the experiments: ADD JJ CP RJR. Analyzed the data: ADD JJ CP RJR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ADD JJ CP RJR. Wrote the paper: ADD RJR.