Funding for this research was provided by:
National Health and Medical Research Council (1034464, 1068732)
Received: 2 February 2017
Accepted: 17 September 2018
First Online: 11 October 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The project was approved by the Human Ethics Committee of The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne (Ethics approval no: 366/11). The original project was granted waiver of individual consent by the ethics committee on the basis that collection of swabs was the standard of care; verbal assent was obtained to collect swabs. For this study, patient consent was not obtained to analyse non-identifiable data, with approval from the ethics committee.
: This study did not include any identifying data of case history data and thus did not require a consent to publish.
: DCMK has sat on advisory boards for Merck, Sharp and Dohme (MSD), and receives financial support (not related to the current work) from Pfizer, Roche and MSD. All other authors: none to declare.
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