About the Authors

Dennis Bakker

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Center of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Wiep Klaas Smits

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Center of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Ed J. Kuijper

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Center of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Jeroen Corver

j.corver@lumc.nl

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Center of Infectious Diseases, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DB JC WKS EJK. Performed the experiments: DB. Analyzed the data: DB WKS. Wrote the paper: DB WKS JC.