About the Authors

Marie-Claude Lise

Affiliation EA3842 Homéostasie Cellulaire et Pathologies, IFR 145, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France

Agnès Sparsa

Affiliations EA3842 Homéostasie Cellulaire et Pathologies, IFR 145, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France, Department of Dermatology, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France

Isabelle Marie

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Rouen University Hospital, Rouen, France

Fabrice Lalloué

Affiliation EA3842 Homéostasie Cellulaire et Pathologies, IFR 145, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France

Kim Ly

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France

Clothilde Martel

Affiliation EA3842 Homéostasie Cellulaire et Pathologies, IFR 145, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France

Holy Bezanahary

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France

Guillaume Gondran

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France

Véronique Loustaud-Ratti

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France

Jean-Marie Bonnetblanc

Affiliation Department of Dermatology, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France

Elisabeth Vidal

Affiliations EA3842 Homéostasie Cellulaire et Pathologies, IFR 145, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France, Department of Internal Medicine, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France

Marie-Odile Jauberteau

Affiliations EA3842 Homéostasie Cellulaire et Pathologies, IFR 145, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France, Department of Immunology, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France

Anne-Laure Fauchais

anne-laure.fauchais@chu-limoges.fr

Affiliations EA3842 Homéostasie Cellulaire et Pathologies, IFR 145, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France, Department of Internal Medicine, Limoges University Hospital, Limoges, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MOJ ALF. Performed the experiments: MCL AS CM. Analyzed the data: MCL AS FL KHL ALF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IM FL KHL. Wrote the paper: MOJ ALF. Internal medicine specialist in charge of the cohort of patients (collected clinical, functional respiratory tests data): HB GG VLR EV. Head of the dermatology department of Limoges University Hospital: JMB. Head of the internal medicine department: EV.