About the Authors
- Subrata Barman, Petr S. Krylov, Thomas P. Fabrizio, John Franks, Jasmine C. Turner, Patrick Seiler, David Wang, Robert G. Webster, Richard J. Webby
- Division of Virology, Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
- Jerold E. Rehg
- Department of Pathology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
- Gene A. Erickson
- Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (NCVDL) System, North Carolina Department of Agriculture, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
- Marie Gramer
- Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America
Dr. Webster receives funding from F. Hoffmann LaRoche Ltd., but the funds were not used in support of the research presented in the manuscript. This does not alter our adherence to all PLoS Pathogens policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: SB RGW RJW. Performed the experiments: SB PSK TPF JF JCT PS DW JER. Analyzed the data: SB RGW RJW JER. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JER. Wrote the paper: SB RGW RJW GAE MG. Conducted experiments with ferrets: SB PSK TPF JF JCT PS DW. Sequenced the TRS viruses: SB PSK TPF. Isolation and initial characterization of the TRS viruses: GAE MG. Ferret lung pathology and data analysis: JER.