About the Authors

Julia Garbe

julia.garbe@med.lu.se

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Infection Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Jonathan Sjögren

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Infection Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Eoin F. J. Cosgrave

Current address: Waters Corporation, Milford, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation Dublin Oxford Glycobiology Group, National Institute for Bioprocessing Research & Training (NIBRT), Mount Merrion, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Weston B. Struwe

Current address: Chemistry Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Affiliation Dublin Oxford Glycobiology Group, National Institute for Bioprocessing Research & Training (NIBRT), Mount Merrion, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Marta Bober

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Infection Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Anders I. Olin

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Infection Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Pauline M. Rudd

Affiliation Dublin Oxford Glycobiology Group, National Institute for Bioprocessing Research & Training (NIBRT), Mount Merrion, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland

Mattias Collin

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Infection Medicine, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Competing Interests

MC has received an unrestricted grant from Hansa Medical AB (HM AB), which in part funded this study. MC is an inventor on several patents that have been filed by HM AB, but there are no patents related to EndoE, the subject of the current study. MC is also a scientific consultant for HM AB. HM AB had no influence on the design of the study, composition of the manuscript, or the decision to publish. Furthermore, this does not in any way alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JG MC. Performed the experiments: JG JS MB AIO. Analyzed the data: JG JS EC WBS MB AIO. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PMR MC. Wrote the paper: JG JS.