About the Authors

Carolina Garcia-Vidal

carolgv75@hotmail.com

Affiliations Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL (Institut Dinnvestigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, REIPI (Spanish Network for Research in Infectious Diseases), Madrid, Spain

Maria Labori

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL (Institut Dinnvestigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Diego Viasus

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL (Institut Dinnvestigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Antonella Simonetti

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL (Institut Dinnvestigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Dolors Garcia-Somoza

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain

Jordi Dorca

Affiliation Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain

Francesc Gudiol

Affiliations Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL (Institut Dinnvestigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, REIPI (Spanish Network for Research in Infectious Diseases), Madrid, Spain

Jordi Carratalà

Affiliations Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, IDIBELL (Institut Dinnvestigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge), Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, REIPI (Spanish Network for Research in Infectious Diseases), Madrid, Spain

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CGV JC. Performed the experiments: CGV ML DV AS DGS JD FG JC. Analyzed the data: CGV ML DV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AS DGS FG JD. Wrote the paper: CGV JC.