About the Authors

Andrew Y Koh

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Andrew_koh@dfci.harvard.edu

Affiliations Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America , Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Julia R Köhler

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Kathleen T Coggshall

Affiliation Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Nico Van Rooijen

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Immunology, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Gerald B Pier

Affiliation Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

AYK conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, and wrote the paper. JRK provided C. albicans microbiological instruction and support. KTC performed the experiments. NVR provided the liposomal clodronate and instruction on dosing and methods for verification of macrophage depletion. GPB conceived and designed the experiments and analyzed the data.