About the Authors

Shane P. Comer

Contributed equally to this work with: Shane P. Comer, Sarah Cullivan, Paulina B. Szklanna, Luisa Weiss

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Conway SPHERE Research Group, Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin Ireland, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Sarah Cullivan

Contributed equally to this work with: Shane P. Comer, Sarah Cullivan, Paulina B. Szklanna, Luisa Weiss

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Paulina B. Szklanna

Contributed equally to this work with: Shane P. Comer, Sarah Cullivan, Paulina B. Szklanna, Luisa Weiss

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Software, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Conway SPHERE Research Group, Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin Ireland, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Luisa Weiss

Contributed equally to this work with: Shane P. Comer, Sarah Cullivan, Paulina B. Szklanna, Luisa Weiss

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Software, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Conway SPHERE Research Group, Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin Ireland, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Steven Cullen

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Sarah Kelliher

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Haematology, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Albert Smolenski

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Claire Murphy

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Conway SPHERE Research Group, Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin Ireland, Department of Paediatrics, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Haidar Altaie

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation SAS UK Headquarters, Wittington House, Henley Road, Medmenham, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

John Curran

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis

Affiliation SAS Institute Ltd, Dublin, Ireland

Katherine O’Reilly

Roles Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Aoife G. Cotter

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, UCD Centre for Experimental Pathogen and Host Research, Dublin, Ireland, Department of Infectious Diseases, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Brian Marsh

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Sean Gaine

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Patrick Mallon

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, Department of Infectious Diseases, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Brian McCullagh

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Respiratory Medicine, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Niamh Moran

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Fionnuala Ní Áinle

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

fniainle@mater.ie (FNÁ); barrykevane@mater.ie (BK); patricia.maguire@ucd.ie (PBM)

Affiliations Conway SPHERE Research Group, Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin Ireland, Department of Haematology, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, Department of Haematology, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Barry Kevane

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

fniainle@mater.ie (FNÁ); barrykevane@mater.ie (BK); patricia.maguire@ucd.ie (PBM)

Affiliations Conway SPHERE Research Group, Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin Ireland, Department of Haematology, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, School of Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Patricia B. Maguire

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

fniainle@mater.ie (FNÁ); barrykevane@mater.ie (BK); patricia.maguire@ucd.ie (PBM)

Affiliations Conway SPHERE Research Group, Conway Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin Ireland, School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, UCD Institute for Discovery, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

On behalf of the COCOON Study investigators

Membership of the COCOON Study is provided in the Acknowledgements.

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.