About the Authors

Anja Kathrin Wege

Affiliation Institute of Immunology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany

Christian Florian

Affiliation Institute of Immunology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany

Wolfgang Ernst

Affiliation Clinic of Gynecology and Obstetrics St. Hedwig, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Nicole Zimara

Affiliation Institute of Immunology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany

Ulrike Schleicher

Affiliation Microbiology Institute-Clinical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, University Hospital of Erlangen and Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

Frank Hanses

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Maximilian Schmid

Affiliation Institute of Immunology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany

Uwe Ritter

Uwe.Ritter@klinik.uni-regensburg.de

Affiliation Institute of Immunology, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Bavaria, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AKW UR. Performed the experiments: WE AKW CF NZ MS US FH. Analyzed the data: AKW UR WE US FH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AKW UR. Wrote the paper: AKW UR.