About the Authors

Nada Hradilova

Affiliations SOTIO, Prague, Czech Republic, Department of Immunology, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic

Lenka Sadilkova

Affiliation SOTIO, Prague, Czech Republic

Ondrej Palata

Affiliations SOTIO, Prague, Czech Republic, Department of Immunology, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic

Dagmar Mysikova

Affiliation Thoracic and Lung Transplantation Division, 3rd Department of Surgery, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic

Hana Mrazkova

Affiliation Thoracic and Lung Transplantation Division, 3rd Department of Surgery, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic

Robert Lischke

Affiliation Thoracic and Lung Transplantation Division, 3rd Department of Surgery, 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic

Radek Spisek

Affiliations SOTIO, Prague, Czech Republic, Department of Immunology, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic

Irena Adkins

adkins@sotio.com

Affiliations SOTIO, Prague, Czech Republic, Department of Immunology, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic

Competing Interests

IA, NH, LS, OP and RS are employees of Sotio a.s., Prague, Czech Republic. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. The funder provided support in the form of salaries for authors [IA, NH, OP, LS, RS], but did not have any additional role in the study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: IA RS RL. Formal analysis: NH OP. Funding acquisition: RS. Investigation: NH IA OP HM DM LS. Methodology: LS IA NH OP DM. Project administration: IA NH OP LS. Resources: DM HM. Supervision: IA RS RL. Validation: IA NH OP LS DM HM. Visualization: NH OP LS IA. Writing – original draft: IA. Writing – review & editing: IA RS RL.