About the Authors

Stephan Harbarth
Infection Control Program, University of Geneva Hospitals and Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland

Matthew H. Samore
Veterans Affairs Salt Lake City Health Care System, Division of Epidemiology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: SH. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: MS. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SH MS. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: SH MS.