About the Authors

Sacha J. Pidot, John K. Davies, Grant A. Jenkin, Timothy P. Stinear
Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Sacha J. Pidot, Jessica L. Porter, Grant A. Jenkin, Timothy P. Stinear
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

Laurent Marsollier
Groupe d'Étude des Interactions Hôte-Pathogène, Université d'Angers, Angers, France

Annick Chauty
Centre de Dépistage et de Traitement de l'ulcère de Buruli, Pobè, Benin

Florence Migot-Nabias, Cyril Badaut
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement UMR216, Mère et enfant face aux infections tropicales, Paris, France

Florence Migot-Nabias, Cyril Badaut
Faculté de Pharmacie, Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France

Angèle Bénard, Marie-Therese Ruf, Gerd Pluschke
Swiss Tropical Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Torsten Seemann
Victorian Bioinformatics Consortium, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

Paul D. R. Johnson
Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia

Corresponding Author

tstinear@unimelb.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SJP JKD GP TPS. Performed the experiments: SJP JLP LM AB MTR. Analyzed the data: SJP LM AB MTR TS PDRJ GAJ GP TPS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SJP JLP LM AC FMN CB AB MTR TS PDRJ GAJ GP. Wrote the paper: SJP AB GAJ TPS.