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Research Article

Illumination of Parainfluenza Virus Infection and Transmission in Living Animals Reveals a Tissue-Specific Dichotomy

  • Crystal W. Burke equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Crystal W. Burke, John N. Mason

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • John N. Mason equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Crystal W. Burke, John N. Mason

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Sherri L. Surman,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Bart G. Jones,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Emilie Dalloneau,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Julia L. Hurwitz,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Charles J. Russell mail

    charles.russell@stjude.org

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Published: July 07, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002134

About the Authors

Crystal W. Burke, John N. Mason, Sherri L. Surman, Bart G. Jones, Emilie Dalloneau, Julia L. Hurwitz, Charles J. Russell
Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
Charles J. Russell
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Biochemistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: charles.russell@stjude.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CJR CWB JLH. Performed the experiments: CWB JNM SLS BGJ ED. Analyzed the data: CWB JNM SLS BGJ ED JLH CJR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CJR. Wrote the paper: CJR.