About the Authors
- Jianjun Liu, Siew Lan Lim, Yijun Ruan, Lisa F. P Ng, Edison T Liu, Lawrence W Stanton, Martin L Hibberd
- Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
- Ai Ee Ling
- Department of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
- Christian Drosten
- Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, National Reference Center for Tropical Infectious Diseases, Hamburg, Germany
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. ETL is a member of the Editorial Board of PLOS Medicine.
JL, ETL, LWS, and MLH designed the study. JL, SLL, and CD analyzed the data. LFPN performed the experiments. YR coordinated sample acquiring and provided the genome sequence variation data for designing MS assays. AEL provided SARS-CoV samples from patients. JL, SLL, YR, AEL, LFPN, CD, ETL, LWS, and MLH contributed to writing the paper.