About the Authors

Zitta B. Harboe

zit@ssi.dk

Affiliation Department of Bacteriology, Mycology, and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen

Reimar W. Thomsen

Affiliation Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg

Anders Riis

Affiliation Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg

Palle Valentiner-Branth

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen

Jens Jørgen Christensen

Affiliation Department of Bacteriology, Mycology, and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen

Lotte Lambertsen

Affiliation Department of Bacteriology, Mycology, and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen

Karen A. Krogfelt

Affiliation Department of Bacteriology, Mycology, and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen

Helle B. Konradsen

Affiliation Department of Bacteriology, Mycology, and Parasitology, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen

Thomas L. Benfield

Affiliations Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Research Centre, Hvidovre University Hospital, Copenhagen, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: ZBH RWT AR PVB JJC LL KAK HBK TLB. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: ZBH RWT AR PVB JJC LL KAK HBK TLB. Designed the experiments/the study: ZBH RWT PVB TLB. Analyzed the data: ZBH AR TLB. Collected data/did experiments for the study: ZBH LL. Wrote the first draft of the paper: ZBH TLB. Contributed to the writing of the paper: ZBH RWT AR PVB JJC LL KAK HBK TLB.