About the Authors

Jiri F. P. Wagenaar, Eric C. M. van Gorp
Department of Internal Medicine, Slotervaart Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

M. Hussein Gasem
Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Kariadi Hospital–Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia

Marga G. A. Goris, Mariska Leeflang, Rudy A. Hartskeerl
Royal Tropical Institute (KIT), KIT Biomedical Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tom van der Poll, Cornelis van 't Veer
Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

jfpwagenaar@hotmail.com

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.