About the Authors

Mahmoud A. Ghannoum

Mahmoud.Ghannoum@case.edu

Affiliation Center for Medical Microbiology, Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Richard J. Jurevic

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Pranab K. Mukherjee

Affiliation Center for Medical Microbiology, Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Fan Cui

Affiliation Center for Medical Microbiology, Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Masoumeh Sikaroodi

Affiliation Microbiome Analysis Center, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America

Ammar Naqvi

Affiliation Microbiome Analysis Center, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America

Patrick M. Gillevet

Affiliation Microbiome Analysis Center, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MAG PKM PMG. Performed the experiments: FC MS AN. Analyzed the data: PKM MS AN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RJJ. Wrote the paper: MAG PKM PMG.