About the Authors

Paul V. Licciardi

paul.licciardi@mcri.edu.au

Affiliations Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Allergy and Immune Disorders, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Zheng Quan Toh

Affiliation Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Eileen Dunne

Affiliation Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Sook-San Wong

Affiliation Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Edward K. Mulholland

Affiliations Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia

Mimi Tang

Affiliations Allergy and Immune Disorders, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Roy M. Robins-Browne

Affiliations Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Catherine Satzke

Affiliations Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and have the following conflicts: MT is chairman of the Asia Pacific Immunoglobulins in Immunology Expert Group (APIIEG), which is supported by CSL Ltd and is a member of the Nestle Nutrition Institute Medical Advisory Board, Australia/New Zealand. All other authors declare they have no conflicts of interest.