About the Authors

Jurgen Vercauteren

jurgen.vercauteren@rega.kuleuven.be

Affiliation Rega Institute for Medical Research, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Gertjan Beheydt

Affiliation Rega Institute for Medical Research, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Mattia Prosperi

Affiliation Northwest Institute of Bio-Health Informatics, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

Pieter Libin

Affiliation Rega Institute for Medical Research, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Stijn Imbrechts

Affiliation Rega Institute for Medical Research, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Ricardo Camacho

Affiliations Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Ocidental, Lisbon, Portugal, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

Bonaventura Clotet

Affiliation Retrovirology Laboratory, IRSICAIXA Foundation, Badalona, Spain

Andrea De Luca

Affiliation Istituto di Clinica delle Malattie Infettive, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy

Zehava Grossman

Affiliations Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel, School of Public Health, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Rolf Kaiser

Affiliation Institute of Virology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Anders Sönnerborg

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Carlo Torti

Affiliation Institute of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy

Eric Van Wijngaerden

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Jean-Claude Schmit

Affiliation Centre de Recherche Public de la Santé, Laboratory of Retrovirology, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Maurizio Zazzi

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology, University of Siena, Siena, Italy

Anna-Maria Geretti

Affiliation Department of Virology, Royal Free Hampstead National Health Service Trust, London, United Kingdom

Anne-Mieke Vandamme

Affiliation Rega Institute for Medical Research, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Kristel Van Laethem

Affiliation Rega Institute for Medical Research, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Competing Interests

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Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JV GB MP PL AMV KVL. Performed the experiments: JV GB PL SI. Analyzed the data: JV GB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MP RC BC ADL ZG RK AS CT EVW JCS MZ AMG. Wrote the paper: JV GB ZG AMV KVL.