About the Authors

Johannes Haybaeck

Contributed equally to this work with: Johannes Haybaeck, Mathias Heikenwalder, Britta Klevenz

Current address: Institute of Pathology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Mathias Heikenwalder

Contributed equally to this work with: Johannes Haybaeck, Mathias Heikenwalder, Britta Klevenz

Current address: Institute of Virology, Technical University München/Helmholtz Zentrum München, Munich, Germany

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Britta Klevenz

Contributed equally to this work with: Johannes Haybaeck, Mathias Heikenwalder, Britta Klevenz

Affiliation Institute of Immunology, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Tübingen, Germany

Petra Schwarz

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Ilan Margalith

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Claire Bridel

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Kirsten Mertz

Affiliations Department of Pathology, Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Department of Pathology, Clinical Pathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Elizabeta Zirdum

Affiliation Institute of Immunology, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Tübingen, Germany

Benjamin Petsch

Affiliation Institute of Immunology, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Tübingen, Germany

Thomas J. Fuchs

Affiliation Department of Computer Science, Machine Learning Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Lothar Stitz

adriano.aguzzi@usz.ch (AA); lothar.stitz@fli.bund.de (LS)

Affiliation Institute of Immunology, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Tübingen, Germany

Adriano Aguzzi

adriano.aguzzi@usz.ch (AA); lothar.stitz@fli.bund.de (LS)

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Institute of Neuropathology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JH MH BK PS IM CB KM EZ BP TJF LS AA. Performed the experiments: JH MH BK PS IM CB KM EZ BP TJF LS AA. Analyzed the data: JH MH BK PS IM CB KM EZ BP TJF LS AA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JH MH BK PS IM CB KM EZ BP TJF LS AA. Wrote the paper: JH MH BK PS IM CB EZ BP TJF LS AA.