Received: 5 April 2019
Accepted: 28 May 2019
First Online: 14 June 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Specific informed consent for this study was not necessary because of the retrospective nature of the analyses. The study was approved by the Ethics Committee of the coordinating center (Regional Ethics Committee of Friuli-Venezia-Giulia Region, parere CEUR-2017-Os-033-ASUIUD).
: Not applicable.
: Outside the submitted work, MB reports grants and personal fees from Pfizer, grants and personal fees from MSD, grants and personal fees from Cidara, personal fees from Astellas, and personal fees from Gilead. DRG reports personal fees from Stepstone Pharma GmbH and an unconditioned grant from MSD Italia. GD reports personal fees from Pfizer, Infectopharm, and EU/FP7/Magic Bullet and a grant for his institution from MSD. JLGG reports a formative grant from MSD, a formative grant from Fresenius, and payment for lecture from Astra Zeneca. BJK reports grants for his institution from Amplyx, Astellas, and Cidara. KL has received research grants from Gilead, MSD, and Pfizer; consultancy fees from Gilead, Pfizer, Abbott, MSD, and SMB Laboratoires Brussels; travel support from Pfizer, Gilead, and MSD; and speaker fees from Gilead, Roche, and Abbott. JFT has received grants for his institution from Pfizer and MSD and personal fees from BioMérieux and participated in advisory board for MSD, Bayer, 3 M, and Gilead. PM reports personal fees from Pfizer and MSD. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.