About the Authors

Jenny Olofsson

jenny.olofsson@lnu.se

Affiliations Department of Medical Sciences, Infectious Diseases, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, Section for Zoonotic Ecology and Epidemiology, School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden

Diana Axelsson-Olsson

Affiliation Marine Microbiology, School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden

Lars Brudin

Affiliations Department of Clinical Physiology, Kalmar County Hospital, Kalmar, Sweden, Department of Medicine and Health Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

Björn Olsen

Affiliations Department of Medical Sciences, Infectious Diseases, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, Section for Zoonotic Ecology and Epidemiology, School of Natural Sciences, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden

Patrik Ellström

Affiliation Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Bacteriology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JO DAO BO PE. Performed the experiments: JO. Analyzed the data: JO LB PE. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BO. Wrote the paper: JO DAO LB PE.