About the Authors

Kaitlin Rainwater-Lovett

Contributed equally to this work with: Kaitlin Rainwater-Lovett, Carrie Ziemniak

Current address: Applied Biological Sciences, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, United States of America

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Carrie Ziemniak

Contributed equally to this work with: Kaitlin Rainwater-Lovett, Carrie Ziemniak

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Douglas Watson

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Katherine Luzuriaga

Affiliation Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United States of America

George Siberry

Affiliation Maternal and Pediatric Infectious Disease Branch, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Rockville, MD, United States of America

Ann Petru

Affiliation Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital and Research Center Oakland, Oakland, CA, United States of America

YaHui Chen

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Priyanka Uprety

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Margaret McManus

Affiliation Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, United States of America

Ya-Chi Ho

Affiliation Department of Medicine-Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Susanna L. Lamers

Affiliation Bioinfoexperts LLC, Thibodaux, LA, United States of America

Deborah Persaud

dpers@jhmi.edu

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, United States of America

Competing Interests

SL is employed by a commercial company: Bioinfoexperts LLC. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: KRL CZ DP. Data curation: KRL CZ DP. Formal analysis: KRL CZ PU SL DP. Funding acquisition: DP. Investigation: KRL CZ DW KL GS AP YC PU MM YCH SL DP. Methodology: KRL CZ YCH DP. Project administration: KRL CZ DW KL GS AP MM SL DP. Resources: DW KL GS AP YCH SL DP. Supervision: KL DP. Validation: KRL CZ DW KL GS AP YC PU MM YCH SL DP. Visualization: KRL CZ YCH SL DP. Writing – original draft: KRL CZ SL DP. Writing – review & editing: KRL CZ DW KL GS AP YC PU MM YCH SL DP.