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T Regulatory Cells Control Susceptibility to Invasive Pneumococcal Pneumonia in Mice

  • Daniel R. Neill,

    Affiliation: Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

    Current address: Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology & Immunology, Institute of Infection & Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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  • Vitor E. Fernandes,

    Affiliation: Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

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  • Laura Wisby,

    Affiliation: MRC Harwell, Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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  • Andrew R. Haynes,

    Affiliation: MRC Harwell, Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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  • Daniela M. Ferreira,

    Affiliations: Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Ameera Laher,

    Affiliation: Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

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  • Natalie Strickland,

    Affiliation: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Stephen B. Gordon,

    Affiliation: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Paul Denny,

    Affiliation: MRC Harwell, Mammalian Genetics Unit, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

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  • Aras Kadioglu mail,

    A.Kadioglu@liv.ac.uk (AK); pwa@le.ac.uk (PWA)

    Affiliation: Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

    Current address: Department of Clinical Infection, Microbiology & Immunology, Institute of Infection & Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

    These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

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  • Peter W. Andrew mail

    A.Kadioglu@liv.ac.uk (AK); pwa@le.ac.uk (PWA)

    Affiliation: Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Leicester, Leicester, United Kingdom

    These authors are joint senior authors on this work.

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  • Published: April 19, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002660

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Publisher's Note: Errors in author contributions

Posted by PLoS_Pathogens on 02 May 2012 at 17:54 GMT

Streptococcus pneumoniae is an important human pathogen responsible for a spectrum of diseases including pneumonia.
http://plospathogens.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.ppat.1002660#article1.front1.article-meta1.abstract1.p1

There were errors in the Author Contributions. The correct contributions are: Conceived and designed the experiments: DRN AK PD LW PWA. Performed the experiments: DRN VEF LW ARH DMF NS AL AK. Analyzed the data: DRN VEF LW ARH DMF SBG PD AK PWA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SBG PD AK PWA. Wrote the paper: DRN AK PWA.

No competing interests declared.