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Bacteraemia and fungaemia in cystic fibrosis patients with febrile pulmonary exacerbation: a prospective observational study

  • Joerg Grosse-Onnebrink1, 4Email author,
  • Florian Stehling1,
  • Eva Tschiedel1,
  • Margarete Olivier1,
  • Uwe Mellies1,
  • Rene Schmidt2,
  • Jan Buer3,
  • Peter-Micheal Rath3 and
  • Joerg Steinmann3
BMC Pulmonary MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:96

Received: 5 December 2016

Accepted: 20 June 2017

Published: 29 June 2017

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Original Submission
5 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
14 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrea Gramegna
20 Feb 2017 Author responded Author comments - Jörg Große-Onnebrink
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Feb 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Jun 2017 Editorially accepted
29 Jun 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12890-017-0440-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis Centre, University Children’s Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
Institute of Biostatistics and Clinical Research, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany
Institute of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital Essen, Essen, Germany
Present address: Department of General Paediatrics, Paediatric Pulmonology Unit, University Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany