About the Authors
- Hayat Caidi, Jennifer L. Harcourt, Lia M. Haynes
- National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Division of Viral Diseases, Gastroenteritis and Respiratory Viruses Laboratory Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
- Ralph A. Tripp
- College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America
- Larry J. Anderson
- Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emory Children’s Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
The authors have the following interests: R. Tripp, L. Haynes and L. Anderson have a licensing agreement related to the monoclonal antibody, 131-2G, with Trellis Biosciences. R. Tripp is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board Member. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: LH LJA RT. Performed the experiments: HC JLH. Analyzed the data: HC JLH LH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LH HC RT. Wrote the paper: HC LH. Carried out the experimental design and animal studies: HC. Interpreted the results: HC. Designed and carried out the in vitro experiments: JLH. Co-worked on associated data collection and their interpretation: JLH. Defined the research theme, study conception, and experimental design: LH. Provided contribution to study conception: LJA RT. Completed critical revision of the manuscript: LH LJA RT.