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Peripherally inserted central catheter-related bloodstream infection due to Tsukamurella pulmonis: a case report and literature review

BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:677

Received: 12 March 2017

Accepted: 4 October 2017

Published: 11 October 2017

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Original Submission
12 Mar 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
5 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter Axelrod
4 Aug 2017 Author responded Author comments - Jun Suzuki
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Oct 2017 Editorially accepted
11 Oct 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2796-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division of Infectious Diseases, Jichi Medical University Hospital, Tochigi, Japan
Department of Infection and Immunity, School of Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan