About the Authors
- Jason M. Wilham, Christina D. Orrú, Brent Race, Kimberly D. Meade-White, Lara M. Taubner, Andrew Timmes, Byron Caughey
- Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America
- Christina D. Orrú
- Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies, University of Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
- Richard A. Bessen
- Veterinary Molecular Biology, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, United States of America
- Ryuichiro Atarashi, Kazunori Sano
- Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Kyushu, Japan
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: JMW CDO RAB RA KS BC. Performed the experiments: JMW CDO RAB BR KDMW LMT AT. Analyzed the data: JMW RAB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JMW RAB. Wrote the paper: JMW BC.