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Use of an automated blood culture system (BD BACTEC™) for diagnosis of prosthetic joint infections: easy and fast

  • Angela M Minassian1, 2Email author,
  • Robert Newnham1,
  • Elizabeth Kalimeris1,
  • Philip Bejon1, 2,
  • Bridget L Atkins1, 2 and
  • Ian CJW Bowler1
BMC Infectious Diseases201414:233

https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2334-14-233

Received: 2 January 2014

Accepted: 25 April 2014

Published: 4 May 2014

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Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
2 Jan 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
14 Jan 2014 Author responded Author comments - Angela Minassian
Resubmission - Version 2
14 Jan 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Feb 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Werner Zimmerli
23 Feb 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carolyn Hemsley
31 Mar 2014 Author responded Author comments - Angela Minassian
Resubmission - Version 3
31 Mar 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 3
18 Apr 2014 Author responded Author comments - Angela Minassian
Resubmission - Version 4
18 Apr 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
25 Apr 2014 Editorially accepted
4 May 2014 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-14-233

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Microbiology, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, John Radcliffe Hospital
(2)
Bone Infection Unit, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre

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