About the Authors

Axel Hamprecht

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Validation, Writing – original draft

axel.hamprecht@uk-koeln.de

Affiliations Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, DZIF (German Centre for Infection Research), partner site Bonn-Cologne, Germany

Jörg Janne Vehreschild

Roles Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations DZIF (German Centre for Infection Research), partner site Bonn-Cologne, Germany, Department I for Internal Medicine, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Harald Seifert

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, DZIF (German Centre for Infection Research), partner site Bonn-Cologne, Germany

Ahmad Saleh

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Validation

Affiliations Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, University Hospital of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, DZIF (German Centre for Infection Research), partner site Bonn-Cologne, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.