About the Authors
- Thomas Briese, Craig Street, Gustavo Palacios, W. Ian Lipkin
- Center for Infection and Immunity, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
- Janusz T. Paweska, Jacqueline Weyer, Robert Swanepoel
- Special Pathogens Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Sandringham, South Africa
- Laura K. McMullan, Stuart T. Nichol
- Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
- Stephen K. Hutchison, Michael Egholm
- 454 Life Sciences, Branford, Connecticut, United States of America
- Marina L. Khristova
- Biotechnology Core Facility Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
SKH and ME are employees of 454 Life Sciences, Inc., a Roche Company.
Conceived and designed the experiments: TB WIL. Performed the experiments: TB JTP LKM SKH GP MLK JW. Analyzed the data: TB LKM SKH CS GP MLK ME STN WIL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JTP CS JW BS ME. Wrote the paper: TB JTP BS STN WIL.