About the Authors

François Lebreton

Address Current address: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation University of Caen Basse-Normandie, EA4655 (team “Antibioresistance”), Medical School, Caen, France

Willem van Schaik

Affiliation University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Medical Microbiology, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Maurizio Sanguinetti

Affiliation Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Institute of Microbiology, Rome, Italy

Brunella Posteraro

Affiliation Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Institute of Hygiene, Rome, Italy

Riccardo Torelli

Affiliation Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Institute of Microbiology, Rome, Italy

Florian Le Bras

Affiliation University of Caen Basse-Normandie, EA4655 (team “Antibioresistance”), Medical School, Caen, France

Nicolas Verneuil

Affiliation University of Caen Basse-Normandie, EA4655 (team “Stress and Virulence”), Caen, France

Xinglin Zhang

Affiliation University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Medical Microbiology, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Jean-Christophe Giard

Affiliation University of Caen Basse-Normandie, EA4655 (team “Antibioresistance”), Medical School, Caen, France

Anne Dhalluin

Affiliation University of Caen Basse-Normandie, EA4655 (team “Antibioresistance”), Medical School, Caen, France

Rob J. L. Willems

Affiliation University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Medical Microbiology, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Roland Leclercq

Affiliations University of Caen Basse-Normandie, EA4655 (team “Antibioresistance”), Medical School, Caen, France, University Hospital of Caen, Department of Microbiology, Caen, France

Vincent Cattoir

cattoir-v@chu-caen.fr

Affiliations University of Caen Basse-Normandie, EA4655 (team “Antibioresistance”), Medical School, Caen, France, University Hospital of Caen, Department of Microbiology, Caen, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FL WvS MS RJLW RL VC. Performed the experiments: FL WvS MS BP RT FLB NV XZ AD. Analyzed the data: FL WvS MS JCG RL VC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: WvS MS NV RJLW RL VC. Wrote the paper: FL WvS JCG RL VC.