About the Authors

Nicholas A. Bergren

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Nicholas.Bergren@colostate.edu

Affiliations Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Sherry Haller

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Shannan L. Rossi

Roles Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Robert L. Seymour

Roles Investigation, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Jing Huang

Roles Investigation, Methodology

Affiliation Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Aaron L. Miller

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Methodology, Software, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Richard A. Bowen

Roles Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Daniel A. Hartman

Roles Formal analysis, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Aaron C. Brault

Roles Methodology, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Scott C. Weaver

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.