About the Authors

Marija Stojkovic, Thomas Junghanss
Section of Clinical Tropical Medicine, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Marcel Zwahlen
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Marcel Zwahlen
Clinical Trials Unit Bern, Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland

Antonella Teggi
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Rome “La Sapienza,” Rome, Italy

Kamenna Vutova
Department of Infectious Diseases, Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, University of Medicine Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

Carmen M. Cretu
“C. Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacology, Colentina Teaching Hospital, Bucharest, Romania

Roberto Virdone
Azienda Ospedaliera “V. Cervello,” Department of Gastroenterology, Palermo, Italy

Polyxeni Nicolaidou
University Hospital “Attikon,” Department of Pediatrics, Haidari, Greece

Nazan Cobanoglu
Department of Pediatrics, Hacettepe Children's Hospital, Ankara, Turkey

Corresponding Author

Marija.Stojkovic@med.uni-heidelberg.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MS MZ AT KV CMC RV PN NC TJ. Performed the experiments: AT KV CMC RV PN NC. Analyzed the data: MS MZ TJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MS MZ AT KV CMC RV PN NC. Wrote the paper: MS MZ TJ. Coordinated EchinoMEDREV network: MS. Revised the paper: AT KV CMC RV PN NC.