About the Authors

Marjan W. M. Wassenberg, Marc J. M. Bonten
Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Marjan W. M. Wassenberg
Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Medical Center, Utrecht, the Netherlands

G. Ardine de Wit, Marc J. M. Bonten
Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands

G. Ardine de Wit
National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

M.J.M.B. reports receiving advisory board fees from Ipsat Therapies, 3M, Cepheid and Novartis; consulting fees from Novartis, 3M and Bayer; lecture fees from Cepheid, Kimberly-Clark and Pfizer. All other authors: none to declare.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MWMW MJMB. Performed the experiments: MWMW. Analyzed the data: MWMW GAdW MJMB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GAdW. Wrote the paper: MWMW GAdW MJMB.