About the Authors

Antonello Giovannetti

antonello.giovannetti@uniroma1.it

Affiliation Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology, “Sapienza” University, Rome, Italy

Angela Maselli

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy

Tania Colasanti

Affiliations Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy, IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana, Rome, Italy

Edoardo Rosato

Affiliation Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology, “Sapienza” University, Rome, Italy

Felice Salsano

Affiliation Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology, “Sapienza” University, Rome, Italy

Simonetta Pisarri

Affiliation Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology, “Sapienza” University, Rome, Italy

Ivano Mezzaroma

Affiliation Department of Clinical Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology, “Sapienza” University, Rome, Italy

Walter Malorni

Affiliations Department of Therapeutic Research and Medicines Evaluation, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy, San Raffaele Pisana, L’Aquila, Italy

Elena Ortona

Contributed equally to this work with: Elena Ortona, Marina Pierdominici

Affiliations Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy, San Raffaele Pisana, L’Aquila, Italy

Marina Pierdominici

Contributed equally to this work with: Elena Ortona, Marina Pierdominici

Affiliation Department of Cell Biology and Neurosciences, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AG WM EO MP. Performed the experiments: AM TC ER. Analyzed the data: AG FS SP EO MP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IM FS WM EO. Wrote the paper: AG WM EO MP.