About the Authors

Mini Kamboj

kambojm@mskcc.org

Affiliations Infection Control Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America, Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America

N. Esther Babady

Affiliation Clinical Microbiology Service, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Jane W. Marsh

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Jessica L. Schlackman

Affiliation Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Crystal Son

Affiliation Infection Control Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Janet Sun

Affiliation Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Janet Eagan

Affiliation Infection Control Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Yi-Wei Tang

Affiliations Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America, Clinical Microbiology Service, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Kent Sepkowitz

Affiliations Infection Control Program, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America, Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MK KS. Performed the experiments: MK JS JLS. Analyzed the data: MK NEB JWM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MK NEB JWM YWT. Wrote the paper: MK KS. Provided epidemiologic data: JE CS.