About the Authors

Thérèse M. Kearns

therese.kearns@menzies.edu.au

Affiliation Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia

Richard Speare

Affiliation James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

Allen C. Cheng

Affiliation Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

James McCarthy

Affiliation QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia

Jonathan R. Carapetis

Affiliation Telethon Kids Institute, University of Western Australia and Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, Perth, Australia

Deborah C. Holt

Affiliation Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia

Bart J. Currie

Affiliation Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia

Wendy Page

Affiliation Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation, Nhulunbuy, Australia

Jennifer Shield

Affiliation La Trobe University, Bendigo, Australia

Roslyn Gundjirryirr

Affiliation Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia

Leanne Bundhala

Affiliation Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia

Eddie Mulholland

Affiliation Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation, Nhulunbuy, Australia

Mark Chatfield

Affiliation Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia

Ross M. Andrews

Affiliation Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TMK RS ACC JM JRC DCH BJC WP JS EM RMA. Performed the experiments: TMK JS RG LB. Analyzed the data: TMK ACC MC RMA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TMK RS WP JS RG LB EM. Wrote the paper: TMK RS ACC JM JRC DCH BJC WP JS RG LB EM MC RMA.