About the Authors
- Yi-Chin Fan, Jo-Mei Chen, Yi-Ying Chen, Jen-Wei Lin, Chih-Ming Chen, Chao-Chin Chang, Shyan-Song Chiou
- Graduate Institute of Microbiology and Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
- Hsien-Chung Chiu
- Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, National Defense Medical Center and Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
- Chen-Chang Shih
- Department of Neurology, Mennonite Christian Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan
- Chih-Ming Chen
- Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Tungs' Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
- Gwong-Jen J. Chang
- Arboviral Diseases Branch, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: YCF SSC. Performed the experiments: YCF JMC YYC JWL. Analyzed the data: YCF CCC GJJC SSC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HCC CCS CMC. Wrote the paper: YCF SSC.