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Research Article

Molecular and Cellular Basis of Microvascular Perfusion Deficits Induced by Clostridium perfringens and Clostridium septicum

  • Michael J. Hickey mail,

    michael.hickey@med.monash.edu.au

    Affiliation: Centre for Inflammatory Diseases, Monash University Department of Medicine, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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  • Rain Y. Q. Kwan,

    Affiliation: Centre for Inflammatory Diseases, Monash University Department of Medicine, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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  • Milena M. Awad,

    Affiliation: Australian Bacterial Pathogenesis Program, Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

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  • Catherine L. Kennedy,

    Affiliation: Australian Bacterial Pathogenesis Program, Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

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  • Lauren F. Young,

    Affiliation: Department of Immunology, Monash University, Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct, Prahran, Victoria, Australia

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  • Pam Hall,

    Affiliation: Centre for Inflammatory Diseases, Monash University Department of Medicine, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia

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  • Leanne M. Cordner,

    Affiliation: Australian Bacterial Pathogenesis Program, Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

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  • Dena Lyras,

    Affiliation: Australian Bacterial Pathogenesis Program, Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

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  • John J. Emmins,

    Affiliation: Department of Immunology, Monash University, Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct, Prahran, Victoria, Australia

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  • Julian I. Rood

    Affiliation: Australian Bacterial Pathogenesis Program, Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia

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  • Published: April 11, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1000045

About the Authors

Michael J. Hickey, Rain Y. Q. Kwan, Pam Hall
Centre for Inflammatory Diseases, Monash University Department of Medicine, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
Milena M. Awad, Catherine L. Kennedy, Leanne M. Cordner, Dena Lyras, Julian I. Rood
Australian Bacterial Pathogenesis Program, Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
Lauren F. Young, John J. Emmins
Department of Immunology, Monash University, Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct, Prahran, Victoria, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: michael.hickey@med.monash.edu.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MH MA DL JE JR. Performed the experiments: RK MA CK LY PH LC. Analyzed the data: MH RK PH. Wrote the paper: MH MA JR. Supervised experiments: DL JE.