About the Authors

Bart J. Currie

bart@menzies.edu.au

Affiliations Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Northern Territory, Australia, Infectious Diseases Department, Northern Territory Clinical School, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Linda Ward

Affiliation Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Northern Territory, Australia

Allen C. Cheng

Affiliations Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Northern Territory, Australia, Infectious Diseases Department, Northern Territory Clinical School, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BJC ACC. Performed the experiments: BJC LW ACC. Analyzed the data: BJC LW ACC. Wrote the paper: BJC.