About the Authors
Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Wellcome Trust, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia
Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Center for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, England
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
WJW, CWW, NC, ACC, WC, AFdV, AMD, NPD, SJP, and TvdP designed the study. WJW, MCD, ML, and SF analysed the data. WJW, ACC, DL, and SJP enrolled patients. WJW, NC, ACC, DL, WC, AFdV, NW, AMD, NPD, SJP, and TvdP contributed to writing the paper. CWW and NC collected data or performed experiments for this study. MCD performed the MLPA technique and data analysis as mentioned in section “RNA analysis using multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification.” DL recruited patients with sepsis caused by B. pseudomallei at Sapprasithiprasong Hospital, Ubon Radchathnai, northeastern Thailand, and collected the clinical data and blood specimens for the study. ML performed some of the ex vivo and in vitro experiments. NW helped organize the clinical study.