About the Authors

Martha Charlotte Holtfreter

Contributed equally to this work with: Martha Charlotte Holtfreter, Oliver Stachs

Affiliation Division of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Oliver Stachs

Contributed equally to this work with: Martha Charlotte Holtfreter, Oliver Stachs

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Maria Reichard

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Micha Loebermann

Affiliation Division of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Rudolf Friedrich Guthoff

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Emil Christian Reisinger

emil.reisinger@uni-rostock.de

Affiliation Division of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MCH OS ML RFG ECR. Performed the experiments: MCH OS MR. Analyzed the data: MCH OS MR ML RFG ECR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: OS MR RFG. Wrote the paper: MCH OS ML ECR.