A group of authors (contributors) credited under one name, either as a collaboration in the strictest sense, or when an organization, institution, or corporation is the author.
Not to be confused with the element Contributor Group <contrib>, which is just a wrapper element that holds information, such as the names and affiliations of a group of individual contributors.
This element may be used in bibliographic references <citation> and <nlm-citation>. For extensive examples of formatted <nlm-citation>s including use of <collab>s in <nlm-citation>s, see: Sample PubMed Central Citations. To see tagged versions of these examples, see: Sample PubMed Central Citations - XML Tagged.
Any combination of:
<nlm-citation citation-type="journal"> <collab>The Royal Marsden Hospital Bone-Marrow Transplantation Team</collab> <article-title>Failure of syngeneic bone-marrow graft without preconditioning in post-hepatitis marrow aplasia</article-title> <source>Lancet</source> <year>1977</year> <month>10</month> <day>8</day> <volume>2</volume> <issue>8041</issue> <fpage>742</fpage> <lpage>744</lpage> </nlm-citation>