About the Authors
- Rim Al Safadi, Rudolph E. Sloup, Christopher M. Waters, Shannon D. Manning
- Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
- Galeb S. Abu-Ali
- Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Laurel, Maryland, United States of America
- James T. Rudrik
- Michigan Department of Community Health, Bureau of Laboratories, Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
- Kathryn A. Eaton
- Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: SDM RA GSA RES JTR CMW KAE. Performed the experiments: RA RES KAE. Analyzed the data: SDM RA GSA RES CMW KAE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GSA JTR CMW KAE. Wrote the paper: SDM RA GSA RES JTR CMW KAE.