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Open Peer Review Reports for: Procalcitonin-guided algorithm to reduce length of antibiotic therapy in patients with severe sepsis and septic shock

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Original Submission
27 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
30 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Philipp Schuetz
25 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Petros Kopterides
27 Feb 2013 Author responded Author comments - Andreas Hohn
Resubmission - Version 2
27 Feb 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Mar 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Philipp Schuetz
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
20 Mar 2013 Editorially accepted
1 Apr 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-158

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