About the Authors

Yuliya Zboromyrska

Contributed equally to this work with: Yuliya Zboromyrska, Cristina De la Calle

Affiliation Department of Clinical Microbiology, Biomedical Diagnostic Centre (CDB), Hospital Clínic, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Cristina De la Calle

Contributed equally to this work with: Yuliya Zboromyrska, Cristina De la Calle

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Marcelo Soto

Affiliation Health Technology Assessment Unit, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Laura Sampietro-Colom

Affiliation Health Technology Assessment Unit, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Alex Soriano

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Míriam José Alvarez-Martínez

Affiliation Department of Clinical Microbiology, Biomedical Diagnostic Centre (CDB), Hospital Clínic, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Manel Almela

Affiliation Department of Clinical Microbiology, Biomedical Diagnostic Centre (CDB), Hospital Clínic, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Francesc Marco

Affiliations Department of Clinical Microbiology, Biomedical Diagnostic Centre (CDB), Hospital Clínic, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, ISGlobal, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB), Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Ruth Arjona

Affiliation Department of Clinical Microbiology, Biomedical Diagnostic Centre (CDB), Hospital Clínic, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Nazaret Cobos-Trigueros

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Laura Morata

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

José Mensa

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

José Antonio Martínez

Affiliation Department of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Aurea Mira

Affiliation CDB, Hospital Clínic, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Jordi Vila

jvila@clinic.ub.es

Affiliations Department of Clinical Microbiology, Biomedical Diagnostic Centre (CDB), Hospital Clínic, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, ISGlobal, Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB), Hospital Clínic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Competing Interests

We received funding from Cepheid, however, this does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: JM JV. Data curation: MS LSC. Formal analysis: JAM MS AS JV. Funding acquisition: AM. Investigation: YZ CDC MA NCT LM RA. Methodology: JV AS MS LS. Project administration: MJAM. Resources: JV FM. Software: JAM MS LSC. Supervision: JV. Writing – original draft: YZ MS. Writing – review & editing: JV AS.