About the Authors

Sören Schubert, Andreas Wieser, Giuseppe Magistro, Christiane Hoffmann, Kirsten Weinert
Max von Pettenkofer-Institut für Hygiene und Medizinische Mikrobiologie, Munich, Germany

Pierre Darlu
INSERM U535, Hôpital Paul Brousse, Villejuif, France

Olivier Clermont, Olivier Tenaillon, Erick Denamur
INSERM U722 and Université Paris 7, Paris, France

Ivan Matic
INSERM U571 and Université Paris 5, Paris, France

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SS PD IM ED. Performed the experiments: OC AW GM CH KW OT. Analyzed the data: SS PD OC AW GM CH KW OT ED. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PD ED. Wrote the paper: SS IM ED.