About the Authors

Simone Haeberlein

Current address: Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Affiliation Mikrobiologisches Institut - Klinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg and Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

Dominik Fischer

Affiliation Department of Biogeography, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany

Stephanie Margarete Thomas

Affiliation Department of Biogeography, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany

Ulrike Schleicher

Affiliation Mikrobiologisches Institut - Klinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg and Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

Carl Beierkuhnlein

Affiliation Department of Biogeography, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany

Christian Bogdan

christian.bogdan@uk-erlangen.de

Affiliation Mikrobiologisches Institut - Klinische Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg and Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SH DF SMT US C. Beierkuhnlein C. Bogdan. Performed the experiments: SH DF. Analyzed the data: SH DF. Wrote the manuscript: SH DF SMT US C. Beierkuhnlein C. Bogdan.