About the Authors

Freya J. I. Fowkes

fowkes@wehi.edu.au (FJIF); beeson@wehi.edu.au (JGB)

Affiliation Division of Infection and Immunity, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Jack S. Richards

Affiliations Division of Infection and Immunity, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, Victoria, Australia, Department of Medical Biology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Julie A. Simpson

Affiliation Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

James G. Beeson

fowkes@wehi.edu.au (FJIF); beeson@wehi.edu.au (JGB)

Affiliation Division of Infection and Immunity, The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: FJF JR JAS JGB. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: FJF JR JAS JGB. Designed the experiments/the study: FJF JAS JGB. Analyzed the data: FJF JR JGB. Collected data/did experiments for the study: FJF JR JGB. Wrote the first draft of the paper: FJF JGB. Contributed to the writing of the paper: FJF JR JAS JGB.