About the Authors

Guang-Wu Chen

gwchen@mail.cgu.edu.tw (GWC); kctsao@cgmh.org.tw (KCT)

Affiliations Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Research Center for Emerging Viral Infections, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Shu-Ming Kuo

Affiliation Research Center for Emerging Viral Infections, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Shu-Li Yang

Affiliation Department of Laboratory Medicine, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Yu-Nong Gong

Affiliation Department of Laboratory Medicine, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Mei-Ren Hsiao

Affiliations Department of Laboratory Medicine, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Department of Medical Biotechnology and Laboratory Science, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Yi-Chun Liu

Affiliation Department of Laboratory Medicine, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Shin-Ru Shih

Affiliations Research Center for Emerging Viral Infections, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Kuo-Chien Tsao

gwchen@mail.cgu.edu.tw (GWC); kctsao@cgmh.org.tw (KCT)

Affiliations Research Center for Emerging Viral Infections, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Linkou Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Department of Medical Biotechnology and Laboratory Science, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GWC KCT SRS. Performed the experiments: SMK SLY MRH YCL. Analyzed the data: GWC YNG. Wrote the paper: GWC SMK.