About the Authors

Mattia C. F. Prosperi


Affiliations Clinic of Infectious Diseases, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy, Informa CRO, Rome, Italy, College of Medicine, Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine, EPI, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Michal Rosen-Zvi

Affiliation IBM Haifa Research Lab, Haifa, Israel

André Altmann

Affiliation Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany

Maurizio Zazzi

Affiliation University of Siena, Siena, Italy

Simona Di Giambenedetto

Affiliation Clinic of Infectious Diseases, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy

Rolf Kaiser

Affiliation University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Eugen Schülter

Affiliation University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Daniel Struck

Affiliation Centre de Recherche Public-Santé, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Peter Sloot

Affiliation Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

David A. van de Vijver

Affiliation Department of Virology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Anne-Mieke Vandamme

Affiliation Rega Institute, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Anders Sönnerborg

Affiliation Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

for the EuResist and Virolab study groups

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MZ RK AS. Performed the experiments: MCP. Analyzed the data: MCP MRZ AA PS DAMCvdV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SDG ES DS AMV. Wrote the paper: MCP. Reviewed theoretical aspects, obtained results and paper: MRZ. Supervised statistical model design, statistical analyses and feature selection analysis: AA. Provided clinical data collection and polishing: SDG DS AMV. Provided data base management and query framework: ES. Reviewed technical aspects of the study: PS. Reviewed study design and clinical implications of the study: DAMCvdV.