We thank the staff of the bacteriology division, Department of Microbiology at King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, for providing the P. aeruginosa clinical isolates.
This work was supported by a grant from the 90th Year Anniversary Ratchadapiseksompotch Endowment Fund from the Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (batch No. 39 (2/61)). Dhammika Leshan Wannigama was supported under the 100th Anniversary Chulalongkorn University Fund for Doctoral Scholarships, The University of Western Australia for Cross Institutional Exchange Doctoral Fellowship and Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University, for Overseas Research Experience Scholarship. The sponsor(s) had no role in study design; in the collection, analysis and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the article for publication.
Conflict of Interest
All authors have read the journal’s authorship agreement and policy on disclosure of potential conflicts of interest and none of the authors declare any potential conflict of interest.
The study protocol was approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of the Faculty of medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (certificate of approval No. 745/2017, IRB No: 414/60).
For this retrospective study of anonymous clinical isolates, the requirement for informed consent from patients was waived by the IRB.
Data availability statement
The authors confirm that the data supporting the findings of this study are available within the article and its Additional information.
Dhammika Leshan Wannigama: Conceptualization, Investigation, Data curation, Formal analysis, Writing – original draft
Cameron Hurst: Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Supervision, Writing – review & editing
Parichart Hongsing: Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Supervision, Writing – review & editing
Lachlan Pearson: Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Supervision, Writing – review & editing
Thammakorn Saethang: Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Validation, Writing – review & editing
Uthaibhorn Singkham-in: Data curation, Investigation
Sirirat Luk-in - Data curation, Investigation
Robin James Storer: Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Supervision, Writing – review & editing
Tanittha Chatsuwan: Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – review & editing