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Longitudinal study of Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection in a cohort of swine veterinarians in the United States

  • Jisun Sun1,
  • My Yang1,
  • Srinand Sreevatsan1,
  • Jeffrey B. Bender1,
  • Randall S. Singer2,
  • Todd P. Knutson1,
  • Douglas G. Marthaler1 and
  • Peter R. Davies1Email author
BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:690

Received: 18 January 2017

Accepted: 4 October 2017

Published: 19 October 2017

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Original Submission
18 Jan 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
14 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Dominik Mertz
16 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jorgen Schlundt
7 Sep 2017 Author responded Author comments - Jisun Sun
Resubmission - Version 2
7 Sep 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Oct 2017 Editorially accepted
19 Oct 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2802-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, USA
Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, USA