The Panel expresses its gratitude for thoughtful reviews of an earlier version by Anthony Bryceson, Pierre Buffet, James Maguire, Henry Murray, Abhay Satoskar, as well as Edward Ryan (Chair) and members of the ASTMH Standards and Treatment Guidelines Committee. The panel also thanks Dean Winslow, the liaison of the IDSA Standards and Practice Guidelines Committee, and Genet Demisashi for their efforts guiding us through the process.
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