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Science Translational Medicine  01 Aug 2018:
Vol. 10, Issue 452, eaar6115
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aar6115

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vol. 10 no. 452

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  • Received for publication December 10, 2017
  • Resubmitted February 10, 2018
  • Accepted for publication April 3, 2018

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  1. Sacha J. Pidot1,*,
  2. Wei Gao1,*,
  3. Andrew H. Buultjens1,*,
  4. Ian R. Monk1,
  5. Romain Guerillot1,
  6. Glen P. Carter1,
  7. Jean Y. H. Lee1,
  8. Margaret M. C. Lam1,
  9. M. Lindsay Grayson2,3,4,
  10. Susan A. Ballard5,
  11. Andrew A. Mahony2,
  12. Elizabeth A. Grabsch2,
  13. Despina Kotsanas6,
  14. Tony M. Korman6,
  15. Geoffrey W. Coombs7,8,
  16. J. Owen Robinson7,8,
  17. Anders Gonçalves da Silva5,
  18. Torsten Seemann9,
  19. Benjamin P. Howden1,2,3,5,
  20. Paul D. R. Johnson1,2,3, and
  21. Timothy P. Stinear1,
  1. 1Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia.
  2. 2Infectious Diseases Department, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia.
  3. 3Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Victoria 3084, Australia.
  4. 4Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Victoria 3800, Australia.
  5. 5Microbiological Diagnostic Unit Public Health Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia.
  6. 6Monash Infectious Diseases, Monash Health, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia.
  7. 7Antimicrobial Resistance and Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia.
  8. 8Department of Microbiology, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, Fiona Stanley Hospital, Murdoch, Western Australia 6150, Australia.
  9. 9Melbourne Bioinformatics, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: tstinear{at}unimelb.edu.au (T.P.S.); paul.johnson{at}austin.org.au (P.D.R.J.)
    • * These authors contributed equally to this work.

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