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Left thigh phlegmon caused by Nocardia farcinica identified by 16S rRNA sequencing in a patient with Leprosy: a case report

  • Pasquale De Nardo1Email author,
  • Maria Letizia Giancola1,
  • Salvatore Noto2,
  • Elisa Gentilotti1,
  • Piero Ghirga1,
  • Chiara Tommasi1,
  • Rita Bellagamba1,
  • Maria Grazia Paglia1,
  • Emanuele Nicastri1,
  • Andrea Antinori1 and
  • Angela Corpolongo1
BMC Infectious Diseases201313:162

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-162

Received: 11 October 2012

Accepted: 22 March 2013

Published: 4 April 2013

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Original Submission
11 Oct 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bernard Naafs
28 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Alexander Mackinnon
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
21 Feb 2013 Author responded Author comments - PASQUALE DE NARDO
Resubmission - Version 4
21 Feb 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 4
20 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - PASQUALE DE NARDO
Resubmission - Version 5
20 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 5
22 Mar 2013 Editorially accepted
4 Apr 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-162

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Authors’ Affiliations

“Lazzaro Spallanzani” National Institute for Infectious Diseases-IRCCS
Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria “San Martino”