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Validation of the chronic disease score-infectious disease (CDS-ID) for the prediction of hospital-associated clostridium difficile infection (CDI) within a retrospective cohort

  • Vanessa Stevens1Email author,
  • Cathleen Concannon2,
  • Edwin van Wijngaarden2 and
  • Jessina McGregor3
BMC Infectious Diseases201313:150

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-150

Received: 8 November 2012

Accepted: 18 March 2013

Published: 26 March 2013

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8 Nov 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
17 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bodin Khwannimit
3 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Cassandra Salgado
3 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - Vanessa Stevens
Resubmission - Version 3
3 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
18 Mar 2013 Editorially accepted
26 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-150

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Authors’ Affiliations

Pharmacotherapy Outcomes Research Center, University of Utah College of Pharmacy
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Department of Pharmacy Practice, Oregon Health and Science University College of Pharmacy