About the Authors

Andreas Bergthaler

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: andreas.bergthaler@gmail.com (AB); daniel.pinschewer@gmx.ch (DDP)

Address Current address: Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Affiliations Department of Pathology and Immunology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland , Institute for Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Lukas Flatz

Contributed equally to this work with: Lukas Flatz, Admar Verschoor

Address Current address: Vaccine Research Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliations Department of Pathology and Immunology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland , Institute for Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Admar Verschoor

Contributed equally to this work with: Lukas Flatz, Admar Verschoor

Address Current address: Vaccine Research Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Ahmed N Hegazy

Address Current address: German Rheumatism Research Center Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Martin Holdener

Address Current address: Pharmacenter, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Katja Fink

Address Current address: Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases, Singapore, Singapore

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Bruno Eschli

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Doron Merkler

Affiliation Department of Neuropathology, Georg-August-University Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany

Rami Sommerstein

Affiliations Department of Pathology and Immunology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland , WHO Collaborating Centre for Neonatal Vaccinology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Edit Horvath

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Marylise Fernandez

Affiliations Department of Pathology and Immunology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland , WHO Collaborating Centre for Neonatal Vaccinology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

André Fitsche

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Beatrice M Senn

Address Current address: Intercell AG, Vienna, Austria

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

J. Sjef Verbeek

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Bernhard Odermatt

Affiliation Institute for Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Claire-Anne Siegrist

Affiliations Department of Pathology and Immunology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland , WHO Collaborating Centre for Neonatal Vaccinology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland , Department of Pediatrics, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Daniel D Pinschewer

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: andreas.bergthaler@gmail.com (AB); daniel.pinschewer@gmx.ch (DDP)

Affiliations Department of Pathology and Immunology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland , Institute for Clinical Pathology, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland , WHO Collaborating Centre for Neonatal Vaccinology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

AB, AV, ANH, MH, KF, C-AS, and DDP conceived and designed the experiments. AB, LF, AV, ANH, MH, KF, RS, EH, MF, AF, and DDP performed the experiments. AB, LF, AV, ANH, MH, KF, DM, RS, BO, C-AS, and DDP analyzed the data. BE, BMS, and JSV contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. AB, AV, and DDP wrote the paper.