About the Authors

Michal Chowers

chowersm@post.tau.ac.il

Affiliations Infectious Diseases Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel

Yehuda Carmeli

Affiliations Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel, National Center for Infection and Antibiotic Resistance Control, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel

Pnina Shitrit

Affiliations Infectious Diseases Unit, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel

Asher Elhayany

Affiliation Department of Management, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

Keren Geffen

Affiliation Department of economics, Meir Medical Center, Kfar Saba, Israel

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MC YC PS AE KG. Performed the experiments: MC KG. Analyzed the data: MC KG YC. Wrote the paper: MC YC KG.