About the Authors
- Khandra T. Sears, Shane M. Ceraul, Joseph J. Gillespie, M. Sayeedur Rahman, Abdu F. Azad
- Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
- Joseph J. Gillespie
- Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
- Edwin D. Allen Jr.
- Department of Biological Sciences, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, United States of America
- Vsevolod L. Popov
- Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, WHO Collaborating Center for Tropical Diseases, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America
- Nicole C. Ammerman
- Center for Tuberculosis Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: KTS SMC JJG NCA MSR. Performed the experiments: KTS SMC JJG VLP EDA NCA. Analyzed the data: KTS SMC JJG VLP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VLP AFA. Wrote the paper: KTS SMC.