About the Authors

Yee-Chun Chen

yeechunchen@gmail.com

Affiliations Center for Infection Control, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

Wang-Huei Sheng

Affiliations Center for Infection Control, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Jann-Tay Wang

Affiliations Center for Infection Control, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Shan-Chwen Chang

Affiliations Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

Hui-Chi Lin

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Kuei-Lien Tien

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Le-Yin Hsu

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Keh-Sung Tsai

Affiliations Center for Infection Control, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

Competing Interests

None of the authors declared a conflict of interest.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YCC WHS JTW HCL. Performed the experiments: KLT. Analyzed the data: YCC WHS LYH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LYH. Wrote the paper: YCC WHS JTW. Review and comments of the manuscript: SCC KST.