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Clinical effectiveness of rapid tests for methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) in hospitalized patients: a systematic review

  • Julie Polisena1Email author,
  • Stella Chen1,
  • Karen Cimon1,
  • Sarah McGill1,
  • Kevin Forward2 and
  • Michael Gardam3
BMC Infectious Diseases201111:336

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-11-336

Received: 25 May 2011

Accepted: 12 December 2011

Published: 12 December 2011

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
25 May 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 Jul 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Surbhi Malhotra-Kumar
17 Aug 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Wing Cheong Yam
6 Sep 2011 Author responded Author comments - Julie Polisena
Resubmission - Version 3
6 Sep 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 3
17 Sep 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Wing Cheong Yam
27 Sep 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Surbhi Malhotra-Kumar
28 Oct 2011 Author responded Author comments - Julie Polisena
Resubmission - Version 4
28 Oct 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 4
13 Nov 2011 Author responded Author comments - Julie Polisena
Resubmission - Version 5
13 Nov 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 5
1 Dec 2011 Author responded Author comments - Julie Polisena
Resubmission - Version 6
1 Dec 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 6
1 Dec 2011 Author responded Author comments - Julie Polisena
Resubmission - Version 7
1 Dec 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 7
Publishing
12 Dec 2011 Editorially accepted
12 Dec 2011 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-11-336

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
(2)
Division of Microbiology, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Science, Dalhousie University
(3)
Infection Prevention and Control, University Health Network

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