About the Authors

Melanie Kremer

Contributed equally to this work with: Melanie Kremer, Yasemin Suezer, Asisa Volz

Affiliation Institute for Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses, University of Munich LMU, Muenchen, Germany

Yasemin Suezer

Contributed equally to this work with: Melanie Kremer, Yasemin Suezer, Asisa Volz

Affiliation Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Langen, Germany

Asisa Volz

Contributed equally to this work with: Melanie Kremer, Yasemin Suezer, Asisa Volz

Affiliation Institute for Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses, University of Munich LMU, Muenchen, Germany

Theresa Frenz

Affiliation Institute for Experimental Infection Research, TWINCORE, Centre for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research, a joint venture between the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, and Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Monir Majzoub

Affiliation Institute of Veterinary Pathology, University of Munich LMU, Muenchen, Germany

Kay-Martin Hanschmann

Affiliation Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Langen, Germany

Michael H. Lehmann

Affiliation Institute for Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses, University of Munich LMU, Muenchen, Germany

Ulrich Kalinke

Affiliation Institute for Experimental Infection Research, TWINCORE, Centre for Experimental and Clinical Infection Research, a joint venture between the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, and Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany

Gerd Sutter

gerd.sutter@lmu.de

Affiliation Institute for Infectious Diseases and Zoonoses, University of Munich LMU, Muenchen, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MK YS AV MHL TF UK GS. Performed the experiments: MK YS AV TF MM MHL. Analyzed the data: MK YS AV TF MM KMH MHL UK GS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KMH MM MHL UK GS. Wrote the paper: MK YS AV MHL UK GS.