About the Authors

Maaike S. M. van Mourik, Annet Troelstra, Marc J. M. Bonten
Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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

Wouter W. van Solinge
Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Jan-Willem Berkelbach-van der Sprenkel, Luca Regli
Department of Neurosurgery, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Corresponding Author

M.s.m.vanmourik-2@umcutrecht.nl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MvM KM MB. Analyzed the data: MvM KM. Wrote the paper: MvM KM AT WvS JWB LR MB. Coordinated the clinical data warehouse: WvS.