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Multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria colonization of healthy US military personnel in the US and Afghanistan

  • Todd J Vento1, 2,
  • David W Cole3,
  • Katrin Mende1, 4,
  • Tatjana P Calvano1,
  • Elizabeth A Rini1,
  • Charla C Tully1,
  • Wendy C Zera1, 4,
  • Charles H Guymon5,
  • Xin Yu1,
  • Kristelle A Cheatle1,
  • Kevin S Akers1, 2, 5,
  • Miriam L Beckius1,
  • Michael L Landrum1, 4 and
  • Clinton K Murray1, 2Email author
BMC Infectious Diseases201313:68

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-68

Received: 4 August 2012

Accepted: 29 January 2013

Published: 5 February 2013

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
4 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kyle Petersen
19 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Richard Murphy
26 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Clinton Murray
Resubmission - Version 3
26 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
24 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kyle Petersen
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
29 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
5 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-68

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Authors’ Affiliations

Brooke Army Medical Center/San Antonio Military Medical Center
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital
Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
United States Army Institute of Surgical Research