About the Authors

Sabine Patot

Affiliation CIRI, Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie, Inserm U1111, Université Lyon 1, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, CNRS UMR 5308, Lyon, France

Paul RC Imbert

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology and Structural Biochemistry, University of Lyon, CNRS UMR5086, Lyon, France

Jessica Baude

Affiliation CIRI, Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie, Inserm U1111, Université Lyon 1, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, CNRS UMR 5308, Lyon, France

Patricia Martins Simões

Affiliation CIRI, Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie, Inserm U1111, Université Lyon 1, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, CNRS UMR 5308, Lyon, France

Jean-Baptiste Campergue

Affiliation Centre National de Référence des Staphylocoques, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France

Arthur Louche

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology and Structural Biochemistry, University of Lyon, CNRS UMR5086, Lyon, France

Reindert Nijland

Affiliations Medical Microbiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Laboratory of Phytopathology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands

Michèle Bès

Affiliations CIRI, Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie, Inserm U1111, Université Lyon 1, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, CNRS UMR 5308, Lyon, France, Centre National de Référence des Staphylocoques, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France

Anne Tristan

Affiliations CIRI, Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie, Inserm U1111, Université Lyon 1, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, CNRS UMR 5308, Lyon, France, Centre National de Référence des Staphylocoques, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France

Frédéric Laurent

Affiliations CIRI, Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie, Inserm U1111, Université Lyon 1, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, CNRS UMR 5308, Lyon, France, Centre National de Référence des Staphylocoques, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France

Adrien Fischer

Affiliation Genomic Research Laboratory, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland

Jacques Schrenzel

Affiliation Genomic Research Laboratory, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland

François Vandenesch

Affiliations CIRI, Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie, Inserm U1111, Université Lyon 1, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, CNRS UMR 5308, Lyon, France, Centre National de Référence des Staphylocoques, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France

Suzana P Salcedo

Affiliation Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology and Structural Biochemistry, University of Lyon, CNRS UMR5086, Lyon, France

Patrice François

Affiliation Genomic Research Laboratory, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland

Gérard Lina

gerard.lina@univ-lyon1.fr

Affiliations CIRI, Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie, Inserm U1111, Université Lyon 1, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, CNRS UMR 5308, Lyon, France, Centre National de Référence des Staphylocoques, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SP RN JS FV SPS PF GL. Performed the experiments: SP PRCI JB JBC AL AF. Analyzed the data: SP JB PMS MB AT FL SPS PF GL. Wrote the paper: SP PMS FV SPS PF GL.