Steering committee:

Professor Jesús Rodríguez-Baño. Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Seville, Spain. Departamento de Medicina, Universidad de Sevilla, Seville, Spain.

Professor Álvaro Pascual. Hospital Universitario Virgen Macerena, Seville, Spain. Departamento de Microbiología, Universidad de Sevilla, Seville, Spain.

Professor Robert A. Bonomo. Research Service, Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Cleveland, OH. USA

Professor Yehuda Carmeli. Division of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv, Israel, and National Center for Infection Control, Israel Ministry of Health, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Professor David Paterson. University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research, The University of Queensland, Herston, Brisbane, Australia.

 

Study Coordinator::

Belén Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez

 

Coordinating center:
Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Seville, Spain

 

Participating centers:

 

Hospital Univ. V. Macarena, SPAIN
Tel Aviv Sourasky MC, ISRAEL
Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC, USA
Policlinico Umberto I, ITALY
 Laikon General Hospital, GREECE
HYGEIA GENERAL HOSPITAL, GREECE
Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, ITALY
Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, AUSTRALIA
Hospital Universitario Virgen Arrixaca, SPAIN
Hippokration Hospital Thessaloniki GREECE
University of Pittsburgh USA
Hospital da Universidade Federal do Parana, BRAZIL
Wits Donald Gordon Medical Centre, SOUTH AFRICA
National Taiwan University Hospital, TAIWAN
Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, SPAIN
Hospital 12 de Octubre, SPAIN
Hospital Vall d’Hebrón, SPAIN
Hospital Virgen del Rocío, SPAIN
Hospital Español, ARGENTINA
Hospital Universitario Son Espases, SPAIN
Hospital Univ. M. de Valdecilla-IDIVAL, SPAIN
Hospital Clinic, SPAIN
Hospital La Paz, SPAIN
Hospital Bellvitge,  SPAIN
 University of Athens, GREECE
Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, TURKEY
University General Hospital Attikon, GREECE
University of Calgary, CANADA
Hospital Universitario Reina Sofia-IMIBIC, SPAIN
Hacettepe University School of Medicine, TURKEY
Institut für Mikrobiologie, Immunologie und Hygiene
Universitätsklinikum Köln, Cologne, GERMANY
C.H. Universitario A Coruña, SPAIN
Hospital Ramón y Cajal, SPAIN
Teaching Hospital Policlinico S. Orsola Malpighi, ITALY
Universitätsklinikum Tübingen, GERMANY
Hospital Universitari Mútua de Terrassa, SPAIN
Hospital Parc Taulí, SPAIN