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Less and less–influence of volume on hand coverage and bactericidal efficacy in hand disinfection

  • Günter Kampf1, 2Email author,
  • Sigunde Ruselack3,
  • Sven Eggerstedt3,
  • Nicolas Nowak4 and
  • Muhammad Bashir5
BMC Infectious Diseases201313:472

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-472

Received: 12 February 2013

Accepted: 18 September 2013

Published: 10 October 2013

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Original Submission
12 Feb 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Jun 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Celso Cardoso
22 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jean-Yves Maillard
1 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pengbo Liu
22 Aug 2013 Author responded Author comments - Guenter Kampf
Resubmission - Version 3
22 Aug 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
12 Sep 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pengbo Liu
17 Sep 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jean-Yves Maillard
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
18 Sep 2013 Editorially accepted
10 Oct 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-472

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Authors’ Affiliations

Bode Science Center, Bode Chemie GmbH
Institut für Hygiene und Umweltmedizin, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universität Greifswald
Development, Bode Chemie GmbH
Scientific Affairs, Bode Chemie GmbH
MicroBioTest Division of Microbac Laboratories, Inc