About the Authors

Ahmed Achouiti

a.achouiti@amc.nl

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Thomas Vogl

Affiliation Institute of Immunology, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Constantin F. Urban

Affiliation Clinical Microbiology Department, Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Marc Röhm

Affiliation Clinical Microbiology Department, Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Tijmen J. Hommes

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Marieke A. D. van Zoelen

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Sandrine Florquin

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

Johannes Roth

Affiliation Institute of Immunology, University of Münster, Münster, Germany

Cornelis van 't Veer

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Alex F. de Vos

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Tom van der Poll

Affiliations Center for Experimental and Molecular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Center for Infection and Immunity, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Division of Infectious Diseases, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AA CvV AFdV TvdP. Performed the experiments: AA TV CFU MR TJH. Analyzed the data: AA CFU MADvZ JR CvV AFdV TvdP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TV JR. Wrote the paper: AA TvdP. Performed pathology analyses: SF.