About the Authors
Integrated Research and Treatment Center, Center for Sepsis Control and Care, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany
Bloomsbury Institute of Intensive Care Medicine, Division of Medicine, University College London, London, United Kingdom
Electron Microscopy Center, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany
Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena, Germany
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine III, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany
Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Center for Molecular Biomedicine, Jena University Hospital, Jena, Germany
The authors declare that a patent has been filed regarding the use of bile acids for the diagnosis of sepsis (MB). MS is a member of the Editorial Board of PLOS Medicine. The authors declare that no other competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: PR FAG AK JP IH RAC NCR RW MS MT MB. Performed the experiments: PR FAG MW AL AR AD JEC CK CS VF. Analyzed the data: PR FAG MW SL CK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SL CK JP IH MT RW. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: PR FAG MS MT MB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: PR FAG RW MS MT MB. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: PR FAG MW SL AL AR AD JEC AK CK JP CS VF IH RAC NCR RW MS MT MB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: PR FAG MW SL AL AR AD JEC AK CK JP CS VF IH RAC NCR RW MS MT MB.