About the Authors

Tove Lekva

tove.lekva@rr-research.no

Affiliations Research Institute of Internal Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway, Mother Infant Research Institute, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jens Bollerslev

Affiliations Section of Specialized Endocrinology, Department of Endocrinology, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Errol R. Norwitz

Affiliations Mother Infant Research Institute, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Pål Aukrust

Affiliations Research Institute of Internal Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, Section of Clinical Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway

Tore Henriksen

Affiliations Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway, Department of Obstetrics, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway

Thor Ueland

Affiliations Research Institute of Internal Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TL JB ERN PA TH TU. Performed the experiments: TL TU. Analyzed the data: TL TU. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PA ERN TH TU. Wrote the paper: TL TU.