About the Authors

Judith M. A. van den Brand

Affiliation Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Koert J. Stittelaar

Affiliation Viroclinics Biosciences B.V., Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Geert van Amerongen

Affiliation Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Leslie Reperant

Affiliation Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Leon de Waal

Affiliation Viroclinics Biosciences B.V., Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Albert D. M. E. Osterhaus

Affiliations Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Viroclinics Biosciences B.V., Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Thijs Kuiken

t.kuiken@erasmusmc.nl

Affiliation Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors state that they partly have a financial interest. KJS and LdW are full time, and GvA and ADMEO are partly employed by Viroclinics Biosciences B.V. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMAvdB KJS GvA ADMEO TK. Performed the experiments: JMAvdB KJS GvA LdW. Analyzed the data: JMAvdB KJS LR LdW. Wrote the paper: JMAvdB TK.