About the Authors

Jeffrey F. Scherrer

Contributed equally to this work with: Jeffrey F. Scherrer, Joanne Salas, Timothy L. Wiemken, Daniel F. Hoft, Christine Jacobs, John E. Morley

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

jeffrey.scherrer@health.slu.edu

Affiliations Department of Family and Community Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, United States of America, Harry S. Truman Veterans Administration Medical Center, Columbia, MO, United States of America, The AHEAD Institute, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, United States of America

Joanne Salas

Contributed equally to this work with: Jeffrey F. Scherrer, Joanne Salas, Timothy L. Wiemken, Daniel F. Hoft, Christine Jacobs, John E. Morley

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Software, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Family and Community Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, United States of America, Harry S. Truman Veterans Administration Medical Center, Columbia, MO, United States of America, The AHEAD Institute, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, United States of America

Timothy L. Wiemken

Contributed equally to this work with: Jeffrey F. Scherrer, Joanne Salas, Timothy L. Wiemken, Daniel F. Hoft, Christine Jacobs, John E. Morley

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Supervision, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations The AHEAD Institute, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, United States of America, Department of Health and Clinical Outcomes Research, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, United States of America, Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, United States of America, Saint Louis University Systems Infection Prevention Center, Center for Specialized Medicine, St. Louis, MO, United States of America

Daniel F. Hoft

Contributed equally to this work with: Jeffrey F. Scherrer, Joanne Salas, Timothy L. Wiemken, Daniel F. Hoft, Christine Jacobs, John E. Morley

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Division of Infectious Diseases, Allergy, and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, United States of America, Saint Louis University Systems Infection Prevention Center, Center for Specialized Medicine, St. Louis, MO, United States of America, Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, Saint Louis University, Saint Louis, MO, United States of America

Christine Jacobs

Contributed equally to this work with: Jeffrey F. Scherrer, Joanne Salas, Timothy L. Wiemken, Daniel F. Hoft, Christine Jacobs, John E. Morley

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Family and Community Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, United States of America, The AHEAD Institute, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, United States of America

John E. Morley

Contributed equally to this work with: Jeffrey F. Scherrer, Joanne Salas, Timothy L. Wiemken, Daniel F. Hoft, Christine Jacobs, John E. Morley

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Division of Geriatric Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.