About the Authors

Alicia Arnott

Affiliation Centre for Biomedical Research, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia

Ivo Mueller

Affiliations Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, Barcelona, Spain, Division of Infection and Immunity, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Medical Biology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia

Paul A. Ramsland

Affiliations Centre for Biomedical Research, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Immunology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Surgery Austin Health, University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Australia, School of Biomedical Sciences, CHIRI Biosciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Peter M. Siba

Affiliation Papua New Guinea Institute for Medical Research, Goroka, Papua New Guinea

John C. Reeder

Affiliations Centre for Population Health, Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Alyssa E. Barry

barry@wehi.edu.au

Affiliations Division of Infection and Immunity, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Medical Biology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AEB JCR. Performed the experiments: AA. Analyzed the data: AA AEB PAR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IM PAR. Wrote the paper: AA AEB JCR PAR. Provided logistical support: PS.