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Clostridium septicum growth from a total knee arthroplasty associated with intestinal malignancy: a case report

  • Demetri M Economedes1Email author,
  • Jerome Santoro2 and
  • Carl A Deirmengian3
BMC Infectious Diseases201212:235

Received: 27 February 2012

Accepted: 20 September 2012

Published: 2 October 2012

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Original Submission
27 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
22 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Joe Dylewski
13 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mark Cheetham
15 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Colin Burnell
17 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Demetri Economedes
Resubmission - Version 4
17 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
20 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
2 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-12-235

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Department of Medicine, Lankenau Medical Center
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lankenau Medical Center