About the Authors
- Tadaki Suzuki, Yasuko Orba, Takashi Kimura, Hirofumi Sawa
- Department of Molecular Pathobiology, Hokkaido University Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Sapporo, Japan
- Yasuko Orba, Hirofumi Sawa
- Global COE Program for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
- Yuki Okada
- Career-Path Promotion Unit for Young Life Scientists, ICDO, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
- Yuji Sunden
- Laboratory of Comparative Pathology, Hokkaido University School of Veterinary Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
- Shinya Tanaka, Kazuo Nagashima
- Laboratory of Cancer Research, Department of Pathology, Hokkaido University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
- William W. Hall
- Centre for Research in Infectious Diseases, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: T. Suzuki, Y. Orba, Y. Okada, T. Kimura, S. Tanaka, K. Nagashima, W. Hall, H. Sawa. Performed the experiments: T. Suzuki, Y. Orba, Y. Okada, Y. Sunden. Analyzed the data: T. Suzuki, Y. Orba, Y. Okada, Y. Sunden. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: T. Suzuki, H. Sawa. Wrote the paper: T. Suzuki, H. Sawa.