About the Authors

Jiri F. P. Wagenaar

jfpwagenaar@hotmail.com

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Slotervaart Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

M. Hussein Gasem

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Kariadi Hospital–Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia

Marga G. A. Goris

Affiliation Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Mariska Leeflang

Affiliation Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Rudy A. Hartskeerl

Affiliation Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tom van der Poll

Affiliation Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Cornelis van 't Veer

Affiliation Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Eric C. M. van Gorp

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Slotervaart Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JFPW MHG MGAG RAH TvdP CvV ECMvG. Performed the experiments: JFPW MGAG. Analyzed the data: JFPW MHG ML RAH TvdP CvV ECMvG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MGAG TvdP CvV. Wrote the paper: JFPW.