Published on in Vol 4, No 3 (2018): Jul-Sept

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/9876, first published .

Lindsay Meyers   1 , BS ;   Christine C Ginocchio   1, 2, 3 , PhD ;   Aimie N Faucett   1 , MS ;   Frederick S Nolte   4 , PhD ;   Per H Gesteland   5 , MD, MS ;   Amy Leber   6 , PhD ;   Diane Janowiak   7 , BS, MT (ASCP) ;   Virginia Donovan   8 , MD ;   Jennifer Dien Bard   9, 10 , PhD, D(ABMM) ;   Silvia Spitzer   11 , PhD ;   Kathleen A Stellrecht   12 , PhD ;   Hossein Salimnia   13 , PhD ;   Rangaraj Selvarangan   14 , BVSc, PhD, D(ABMM) ;   Stefan Juretschko   15 , PhD ;   Judy A Daly   16 , PhD ;   Jeremy C Wallentine   17 , MD ;   Kristy Lindsey   18 , BSc (Health) ;   Franklin Moore   18 , MD ;   Sharon L Reed   19 , MD ;   Maria Aguero-Rosenfeld   20 , MD ;   Paul D Fey   21 , BS, PhD, D(ABMM) ;   Gregory A Storch   22 , MD ;   Steve J Melnick   23 , MD, PhD ;   Christine C Robinson   24 , PhD ;   Jennifer F Meredith   25 , PhD ;   Camille V Cook   1 , BS ;   Robert K Nelson   1 , BS ;   Jay D Jones   1 , MS ;   Samuel V Scarpino   26 , PhD ;   Benjamin M Althouse   27, 28 , ScM, PhD ;   Kirk M Ririe   29 , BS ;   Bradley A Malin   30 , PhD ;   Mark A Poritz   31 , PhD

1 BioFire Diagnostics, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

2 Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, Hempstead, NY, United States

3 bioMérieux USA, Durham, NC, United States

4 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, United States

5 Departments of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

6 Laboratory of Microbiology and Immunoserology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH, United States

7 Department of Lab Operations, South Bend Medical Foundation, South Bend, IN, United States

8 Department of Pathology, New York University Winthrop Hospital, Mineola, NY, United States

9 Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States

10 Clinical Microbiology and Virology Laboratory, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States

11 Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY, United States

12 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, United States

13 Department of Pathology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, United States

14 Clinical Microbiology, Virology and Molecular Infectious Diseases Laboratory, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, United States

15 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease Diagnostics, Northwell Health, Lake Success, NY, United States

16 Department of Pathology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

17 Department of Pathology, Intermountain Medical Center, Murray, UT, United States

18 Laboratory of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate, Springfield, MA, United States

19 Department of Pathology and Medicine, Divisions of Clinical Pathology and Infectious Diseases, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, United States

20 Department of Clinical Laboratories, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY, United States

21 Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, United States

22 Department of Pediatrics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, United States

23 Department of Pathology and Clinical Laboratories, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, Miami, FL, United States

24 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Microbiology/Virology Laboratory Section, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO, United States

25 Department of Laboratory Services, Microbiology Section, Greenville Health System, Greenville, SC, United States

26 Northeastern University, Boston, MA, United States

27 New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, United States

28 Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States

29 bioMérieux, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

30 Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, United States

31 BioFire Defense, Salt Lake City, UT, United States

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