About the Authors
- Wei-Chun Hung, Tomomi Takano, Wataru Higuchi, Yasuhisa Iwao, Olga Khokhlova, Tatsuo Yamamoto
- Division of Bacteriology, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata, Japan
- Lee-Jene Teng
- Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: TY WCH TT. Performed the experiments: TY HCH TT WH YI. Analyzed the data: TY HCH TT WH YI. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WCH TT WH YI OK LJT TY. Wrote the paper: TY WCH.