Funding for this research was provided by:
ESCMID Study Group Research Grant
Swiss National Science Foundation Grants (189136)
Received: 15 April 2020
Accepted: 3 July 2020
First Online: 13 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Animal experiments were authorised by the local ethics committee OPBA (‘Organismo Preposto al Benessere degli Animali’; document no. 26094-X/10) and the Italian Ministry of Health (document no. 815/2015-PR and following amendments).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.