About the Authors

Ann-Charlotte Lundstedt, Mattias C.U. Gustafsson, Gabriela Godaly, Irene Leijonhufvud, Bryndis Ragnarsdottir, Martin Samuelsson, Lennart Truedsson, Catharina Svanborg
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Glycobiology, Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Shane McCarthy, Björn Andersson
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Ulf Jodal, Jeanette Martinell
Department of Pediatrics, the Queen Silvia Children's Hospital, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden

Diana Karpman
Department of Pediatrics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Carin Lindén
Department of Infectious Diseases, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden

Corresponding Author

Catharina.Svanborg@med.lu.se

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CS AL MG GG BA SM. Performed the experiments: AL MG GG BR SM. Analyzed the data: CS AL MG GG BR MS BA SM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IL CS AL MG GG LT BA DK CL JM UJ SM. Wrote the paper: CS AL BA.