About the Authors

Joppe W. R. Hovius

j.w.hovius@amc.uva.nl

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine (CEMM), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam (CINIMA), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Department of Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Maarten F. Bijlsma

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine (CEMM), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam (CINIMA), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Gerritje J. W. van der Windt

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine (CEMM), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam (CINIMA), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

W. Joost Wiersinga

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine (CEMM), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam (CINIMA), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Department of Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Bastiaan J. D. Boukens

Affiliation Heart Failure Research Center, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jeroen Coumou

Affiliation Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine (CEMM), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Anneke Oei

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Regina de Beer

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine (CEMM), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam (CINIMA), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Alex F. de Vos

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine (CEMM), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam (CINIMA), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Cornelis van 't Veer

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine (CEMM), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam (CINIMA), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Alje P. van Dam

Affiliation Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Department of Medical Microbiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Penghua Wang

Affiliation Yale University, School of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Erol Fikrig

Affiliation Yale University, School of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Marcel M. Levi

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Joris J. T. H. Roelofs

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tom van der Poll

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine (CEMM), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity Amsterdam (CINIMA), Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Department of Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, AMC, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JWRH APvD EF TvdP. Performed the experiments: JWRH MFB GJWvdW WJW BJDB JC AO RdB AFdV PW MML JJTHR. Analyzed the data: JWRH BJDB CvV APvD PW EF MML JJTHR TvdP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AO AFdV CvV EF MML JJTHR TvdP. Wrote the paper: JWRH MFB TvdP.