Journal article

The PneuCarriage Project: A Multi-Centre Comparative Study to Identify the Best Serotyping Methods for Examining Pneumococcal Carriage in Vaccine Evaluation Studies

Catherine Satzke, Eileen M Dunne, Barbara D Porter, Keith P Klugman, E Kim Mulholland

PLOS Medicine | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2015


Awarded by PneumoCarr Consortium by Grand Challenges in Global Health Initiative - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Awarded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Funding Acknowledgements

This project was initially funded through the PneumoCarr Consortium (Grant 37875 funded by the Grand Challenges in Global Health Initiative which was supported by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, the Wellcome Trust, and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research). The PneuCarriage project was subsequently directly funded by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (, Grant 52099. This project was also supported by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute ( and the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program. The funders had no role in the study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript; except for the specific roles of DCHB, DH and KPK as described in the author contributions. All authors have read, and confirm that they meet, ICMJE criteria for authorship.