About the Authors

Olga A. Gandelman

o.gandelman@lumora.co.uk

Affiliations Lumora Ltd., Ely, United Kingdom, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Vicki L. Church

Affiliations Lumora Ltd., Ely, United Kingdom, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cathy A. Moore

Affiliations Lumora Ltd., Ely, United Kingdom, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Guy Kiddle

Affiliation Lumora Ltd., Ely, United Kingdom

Christopher A. Carne

Affiliation Clinic 1A, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Surendra Parmar

Affiliation Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Hamid Jalal

Affiliation Clinical Microbiology and Public Health Laboratory, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Laurence C. Tisi

Affiliation Lumora Ltd., Ely, United Kingdom

James A. H. Murray

Affiliations Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Cardiff School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

LT and JM are the inventors of Bioluminescent Assay in Real-Time (BART). They filed a patent and co-founded Lumora Ltd, a company that has full rights for the use of the BART patent. OG, VC, GK, JM and LT declare financial interests in Lumora Ltd.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OG VC CM GK HJ LT JAHM. Performed the experiments: OG VC CM GK SP. Analyzed the data: OG VC CM GK SP HJ LT JAHM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: OG VC CM GK CC SP HJ LT JAHM. Wrote the paper: OG LT JAHM.