About the Authors

Blake W. Buchan

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Christine C. Ginocchio

Affiliations North Shore-LIJ Health System, New York, New York, United States of America, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, New York, United States of America

Ryhana Manii

Affiliation North Shore-LIJ Health System, New York, New York, United States of America

Robert Cavagnolo

Affiliation med fusion LLC, Lewisville, Texas, United States of America

Preeti Pancholi

Affiliation Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Lettie Swyers

Affiliation Department of Pathology, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Richard B. Thomson Jr

Affiliation Department of Pathology; NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America

Christopher Anderson

Affiliation Department of Pathology; NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America

Karen Kaul

Affiliation Department of Pathology; NorthShore University HealthSystem, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America

Nathan A. Ledeboer

nledeboe@mcw.edu

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's competing interests policy and have found the following competing interests among authors of the manuscript: NAL and BWB are consultants for Nanosphere. NAL, BWB, and RBT have received honoraria from Nanosphere. NAL, CCG, RC, PP, and RBT have received funding from Nanosphere to support this research.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NAL BWB. Performed the experiments: BWB RM LS CA. Analyzed the data: BWB NAL CGG RC PP RBT KK. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: BWB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: CGC PP RBT NAL. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: BWB CCG RM RC PP LS RBT CA KK NAL. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: BWB CCG RM RC PP LS RBT CA KK NAL.