About the Authors

Gonzalo G. Alvarez

galvarez@ohri.ca

Affiliation Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Divisions of Respirology and Infectious Diseases, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Deborah D. Van Dyk

Affiliations Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Divisions of Respirology and Infectious Diseases, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Government of Nunavut, Department of Health, Iqaluit, Nunavut

Naomi Davies

Affiliation Government of Nunavut, Department of Health, Iqaluit, Nunavut

Shawn D. Aaron

Affiliation Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Divisions of Respirology and Infectious Diseases, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

D. William Cameron

Affiliation Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Divisions of Respirology and Infectious Diseases, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Marc Desjardins

Affiliation Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Divisions of Respirology and Infectious Diseases, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Ranjeeta Mallick

Affiliation Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Divisions of Respirology and Infectious Diseases, Departments of Medicine and Microbiology, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Natan Obed

Affiliation Nunavut Tunngavik Inc, Iqaluit, Nunavut

Maureen Baikie

Affiliation Government of Nunavut, Department of Health, Iqaluit, Nunavut

Competing Interests

Author NO is employed by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare, along with any other relevant declarations relating to employment or consultancy. The authors confirm that this does not alter their adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GGA SDA DWC MD RM NO. Analyzed the data: GGA SDA DWC MD RM NO MB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MD. Wrote the paper: GGA DDV SDA ND DWC MD RM NO MB.