About the Authors

Caroline J. Lavender, Janet A. M. Fyfe, Paul D. R. Johnson
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Caroline J. Lavender, Janet A. M. Fyfe, Paul D. R. Johnson
WHO Collaborating Centre for Mycobacterium ulcerans, Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Joseph Azuolas, Karen Brown
Department of Primary Industries, Attwood, Victoria, Australia

Rachel N. Evans, Lyndon R. Ray
Health Services Department, City of Greater Geelong, Geelong, Victoria, Australia

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

Corresponding Author

paul.johnson@austin.org.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CJL JAMF JA PDRJ. Performed the experiments: CJL JAMF JA KB RNE LRR. Analyzed the data: CJL PDRJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JAMF JA LRR PDRJ. Wrote the paper: CJL PDRJ.