About the Authors

Lilli Gard

Contributed equally to this work with: Lilli Gard, Willem van Doesum, Annelies Riezebos-Brilman, Jan Stephan Sanders

l.gard@umcg.nl

‡ These authors are joint first authors on this work.

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Willem van Doesum

Contributed equally to this work with: Lilli Gard, Willem van Doesum, Annelies Riezebos-Brilman, Jan Stephan Sanders

‡ These authors are joint first authors on this work.

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Hubert G. M. Niesters

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Willem J. van Son

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Arjan Diepstra

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Coen A. Stegeman

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Henk Groen

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Annelies Riezebos-Brilman

Contributed equally to this work with: Lilli Gard, Willem van Doesum, Annelies Riezebos-Brilman, Jan Stephan Sanders

Affiliations Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, Department of Medical Microbiology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Jan Stephan Sanders

Contributed equally to this work with: Lilli Gard, Willem van Doesum, Annelies Riezebos-Brilman, Jan Stephan Sanders

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: LG WD ARB JS. Data curation: LG WD. Formal analysis: LG WD HG. Funding acquisition: HGMN ARB JS. Investigation: LG WD. Project administration: LG WD ARB JS HGMN. Resources: LG WD HGMN ARB JS AD WS HG CAS. Supervision: ARB JS. Validation: LG WD HGMN ARB JS AD WS HG CAS. Visualization: LG WD HGMN ARB JS AD WS HG CAS. Writing – original draft: LG WD ARB JS. Writing – review & editing: LG WD HGMN ARB JS AD WS HG CAS.