About the Authors
- Sverre C Christiansen, Suzanne C Cannegieter, Frits R Rosendaal
- Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
- Inger Anne Næss, Jens Hammerstrøm
- Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
- Frits R Rosendaal
- Department of Haematology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
- Pieter H Reitsma
- Laboratory for Experimental Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
All authors participated in the design of this study within HUNT2. S. Christiansen, I. Næss, and J. Hammerstrøm were responsible, in Norway, for data and sample collection from the study participants and for making these available for analysis. P. Reitsma was responsible for the cytokine assays. S. Christiansen and S. Cannegieter were responsible for collecting and analyzing the cytokine data. All authors participated in writing the paper and approved the final version of the manuscript.