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CXCL13 may improve diagnosis in early neuroborreliosis with atypical laboratory findings

  • Johannes P Borde1, 2Email author,
  • Simone Meier3,
  • Volker Fingerle4,
  • Christiane Klier4,
  • Johannes Hübner1 and
  • Winfried V Kern1
BMC Infectious Diseases201212:344

Received: 13 May 2012

Accepted: 7 December 2012

Published: 10 December 2012

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Original Submission
13 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
6 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tobias Rupprecht
29 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Geetika Sood
24 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - Johannes Borde
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
10 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-12-344

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Authors’ Affiliations

Universitätsklinik Freiburg i.Br., Medizinische Klinik II / Sektion Klinische Infektiologie
Ortenauklinikum Offenburg-Gengenbach, Klinik für Gastroenterologie, Hepatologie und Infektiologie
Neurologische Klinik, Universitätsklinik Freiburg i.Br.
Nationales Referenzzentrum für Borrelien