About the Authors

Nada Abdelmagid

nada.abdelmagid@ki.se

Affiliation Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Neuroimmunology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Biborka Bereczky-Veress

Affiliations Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Neuroimmunology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

André Ortlieb Guerreiro-Cacais

Affiliation Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Neuroimmunology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Petra Bergman

Affiliation Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Neuroimmunology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Katarina M. Luhr

Affiliation Department of Neuroscience, Neurodegenerative Diseases Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Tomas Bergström

Affiliation Department of Clinical Virology, Göteborgs Universitet, Göteborg, Sweden

Birgit Sköldenberg

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Infectious Disease Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Fredrik Piehl

Affiliation Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Neuroimmunology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Tomas Olsson

Contributed equally to this work with: Tomas Olsson, Margarita Diez

Affiliation Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Neuroimmunology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Margarita Diez

Contributed equally to this work with: Tomas Olsson, Margarita Diez

Affiliation Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Neuroimmunology Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NA BBV AOGC FP TO MD. Performed the experiments: NA BBV AOGC PB KML MD. Analyzed the data: NA BBV AOGC PB BS FP TO MD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TB FP TO MD. Wrote the paper: NA BBV AOGC PB FP TO MD.