About the Authors

Kazuhiro Kamata

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – original draft

kamata-kazuhiro@umin.ac.jp

Affiliations Disease Control and Prevention Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases Unit, National Institute for Infectious Diseases “Lazzaro Spallanzani”, Rome, Italy

Yasuharu Tokuda

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Muribushi Project for Okinawa Residency Programs, Okinawa, Japan

Yoshiaki Gu

Roles Supervision

Affiliation AMR Clinical Reference Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Norio Ohmagari

Roles Funding acquisition, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Disease Control and Prevention Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Katsunori Yanagihara

Roles Funding acquisition, Supervision

Affiliation Department of Laboratory Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.