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BMC Clinical Pathology

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Utilizing BD MAX™ Enteric Bacterial Panel to Detect Stool Pathogens from Rectal Swabs

  • Barbara DeBurger1,
  • Sarah Hanna1,
  • Eleanor A. Powell1,
  • Cindi Ventrola1 and
  • Joel E. Mortensen1Email author
BMC Clinical PathologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:7

Received: 14 November 2016

Accepted: 27 March 2017

Published: 8 April 2017

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Original Submission
14 Nov 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hagen Frickman
3 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Alexandre Manirakiza
25 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Barbara DeBurger
Resubmission - Version 2
25 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
8 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12907-017-0043-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center