About the Authors

Durdica Marosevic

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Methodology, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Durdica.marosevic@lgl.bayern.de

Affiliations German National Reference Centre for Borrelia, Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority (LGL), Oberschleißheim, Germany, European Programme for Public Health Microbiology Training, European Centre of Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), Stockholm, Sweden

Gabriele Margos

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation German National Reference Centre for Borrelia, Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority (LGL), Oberschleißheim, Germany

Reinhard Wallich

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Medical Faculty, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany

Andreas Wieser

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Bacteriology, Max von Pettenkofer Institute (LMU), Munich, Germany, Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Medical Center of the University of Munich (LMU), Munich, Germany, German Center for Infection Research (DZIF), Partner Site Munich, Munich, Germany

Andreas Sing

Roles Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation German National Reference Centre for Borrelia, Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority (LGL), Oberschleißheim, Germany

Volker Fingerle

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation German National Reference Centre for Borrelia, Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority (LGL), Oberschleißheim, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.