About the Authors

Mark S. Pearson

Affiliation Queensland Tropical Health Alliance and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Darren A. Pickering

Affiliation Queensland Tropical Health Alliance and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Henry J. McSorley

Affiliation Queensland Tropical Health Alliance and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Jeffrey M. Bethony

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, George Washington University, Washington D.C., United States of America

Leon Tribolet

Affiliation Queensland Tropical Health Alliance and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Annette M. Dougall

Affiliation Queensland Tropical Health Alliance and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Peter J. Hotez

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, and National School of Tropical Medicine, Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Alex Loukas

alex.loukas@jcu.edu.au

Affiliation Queensland Tropical Health Alliance and School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MSP DAP HJM JMB AL. Performed the experiments: MSP DAP HJM JMB LT AMD. Analyzed the data: MSP DAP HJM JMB AL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MSP DAP HJM JMB AMD PJH AL. Wrote the paper: MSP HJM JMB PJH AL.