About the Authors
- Stephen B. Beres, James M. Musser
- Center for Molecular and Translational Human Infectious Diseases Research, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute and Department of Pathology, Houston, Texas, United States of America
- Ricardo Sesso
- Division of Nephrology, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Sergio Wyton L. Pinto
- Division of Nephrology, Hospital Sao Joao de Deus, Divinopolis, Brazil
- Nancy P. Hoe
- Division of Occupational Health and Safety, Office of Research Services, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America
- Stephen F. Porcella, Frank R. DeLeo
- Laboratory of Human Bacterial Pathogenesis, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: SBB JMM. Performed the experiments: SBB NPH SFP FRD. Analyzed the data: SBB RS SWLP NPH SFP FRD JMM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RS SWLP. Wrote the paper: SBB JMM.