About the Authors

David Sevillano, Lorenzo Aguilar, Luis Alou, María-José Giménez, Natalia González, Martha Torrico, Fabio Cafini, José Prieto
Microbiology Department, School of Medicine, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain

Asunción Fenoll
Spanish National Reference Pneumococcal Laboratory, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain

Pilar Coronel
Scientific Department, Tedec-Meiji Farma SA, Madrid, Spain

Corresponding Author

laguilar@med.ucm.es

Competing Interests

P. Coronel is an employee of Tedec-Meiji Farma SA.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LA MJG. Performed the experiments: DS LA NG MT FC. Analyzed the data: DS LA LA MJG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AF PC. Wrote the paper: LA MJG. Reviewed and approved the manuscript: JP.