About the Authors

Gerben Ferwerda

Affiliations Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands , Nijmegen University Center for Infectious Diseases, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Stephen E Girardin

Affiliation Unité de Pathogénie Microbienne Moléculaire, INSERM U389, Institut Pasteur, Paris Cedex, France

Bart-Jan Kullberg

Affiliations Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands , Nijmegen University Center for Infectious Diseases, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Lionel Le Bourhis

Affiliation Unité de Pathogénie Microbienne Moléculaire, INSERM U389, Institut Pasteur, Paris Cedex, France

Dirk J. de Jong

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Dennis M. L Langenberg

Affiliation Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Reinout van Crevel

Affiliations Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands , Nijmegen University Center for Infectious Diseases, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Gosse J Adema

Affiliation Department of Tumor Immunology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Tom H. M Ottenhoff

Affiliation Department of Immunohematology and Blood Transfusion, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Jos W. M. Van der Meer

Affiliations Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands , Nijmegen University Center for Infectious Diseases, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Mihai G Netea

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: M.Netea@aig.umcn.nl

Affiliations Department of Internal Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands , Nijmegen University Center for Infectious Diseases, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

GF, SEG, BK, THMO, JWMV, and MGN conceived and designed the experiments. SEG, LL, DJD, and DMLL performed the experiments. GF, SEG, RV, GJA, and MGN analyzed the data. LL, DJD, DMLL, RV, and THMO contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. GF, SEG, BK, GJA, THMO, JWMV, and MGN wrote the paper.