The following clinicians contributed to this briefing:
Dr Kordo Saeed, consultant microbiologist and clinical lead for microbiology and honorary senior lecturer, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Saeed has received research grants from the company.
Professor Enitan Carrol, professor of clinical infection, microbiology and immunology, University of Liverpool. Professor Carrol is doing research on MR-proADM, and a study on MR-proADM and a competitor test has been submitted.
Professor Thomas Evans, professor of molecular microbiology (bacteriology), University of Glasgow. Did not declare any interests.