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Protecting against Pneumococcal Disease: Critical Interactions between Probiotics and the Airway Microbiome

  • Paul V. Licciardi mail,

    paul.licciardi@mcri.edu.au

    Affiliations: Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Allergy and Immune Disorders, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Zheng Quan Toh,

    Affiliation: Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Eileen Dunne,

    Affiliation: Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Sook-San Wong,

    Affiliation: Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Edward K. Mulholland,

    Affiliations: Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia

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  • Mimi Tang,

    Affiliations: Allergy and Immune Disorders, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Allergy and Immunology, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Roy M. Robins-Browne,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Catherine Satzke

    Affiliations: Pneumococcal Research, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Published: June 07, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002652

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