About the Authors

Malte Bachmann, Katharina Horn, Ina Rudloff, Itamar Goren, Martin Holdener, Urs Christen, Nicole Darsow, Josef Pfeilschifter, Heiko Mühl
pharmazentrum frankfurt/ZAFES, University Hospital Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

Klaus-Peter Hunfeld, Peter Kraiczy
Institute of Medical Microbiology and Infection Control, University Hospital Goethe University Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

Klaus-Peter Hunfeld
Institute for Laboratory Medicine, North West Medical Centre, Frankfurt, Germany

Ulrike Koehl
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, University Hospital Goethe-University Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

Peter Kind
Dermatohistological Laboratory Offenbach, Offenbach, Germany

Corresponding Author

H.Muehl@em.uni-frankfurt.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: M. Bachmann, H. Mühl. Performed the experiments: M. Bachmann, K. Horn, I. Rudloff, I. Goren, M. Holdener, N. Darsow, U. Koehl. Analyzed the data: M. Bachmann, K. Horn, I. Rudloff, I. Goren, M. Holdener, U. Christen, K-P. Hunsfeld, U. Koehl, P. Kraiczy, H. Mühl. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: U. Christen, P. Kind, J. Pfeilschifter, P. Kraiczy. Wrote the paper: H. Mühl.