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BMC Infectious Diseases

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Differences in fungi present in induced sputum samples from asthma patients and non-atopic controls: a community based case control study

  • Hugo Cornelis van Woerden1Email author,
  • Clive Gregory1Email author,
  • Richard Brown2,
  • Julian Roberto Marchesi2,
  • Bastiaan Hoogendoorn1 and
  • Ian Price Matthews1
BMC Infectious Diseases201313:69

Received: 10 August 2012

Accepted: 28 January 2013

Published: 5 February 2013

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Original Submission
10 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mihai Mares
6 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Valentina Arsic Arsenijevic
9 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Clive Gregory
Resubmission - Version 2
9 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
5 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-69

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Primary Care & Public Health, Cardiff University School of Medicine, Neuadd Meirionnydd
Cardiff School of Bioscience