About the Authors

Nick Daneman, Therese A. Stukel, Xiaomu Ma, Marian Vermeulen, Astrid Guttmann
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Nick Daneman
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Therese A. Stukel, Astrid Guttmann
Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Astrid Guttmann
Division of Paediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Astrid Guttmann
Department of Paediatrics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Corresponding Author

nick.daneman@sunnybrook.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ND TAS AG. Performed the experiments: XM MV TAS. Analyzed the data: ND TAS XM MV AG. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: ND. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: ND TAS XM MV AG. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: ND TAS XM MV AG. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: ND TAS XM MV AG.