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Microbiological point of care testing before antibiotic prescribing in primary care: considerable variations between practices

BMC Family PracticeBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201718:9

Received: 15 September 2016

Accepted: 16 December 2016

Published: 26 January 2017

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Original Submission
15 Sep 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Robert Hoffman
15 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Parker Magin
15 Nov 2016 Author responded Author comments - Steffen Andersen
Resubmission - Version 2
15 Nov 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Dec 2016 Editorially accepted
26 Jan 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12875-016-0576-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University, Aarhus N, Denmark
Department of General Practice, Institute of Public Health, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Antimicrobial Resistance Reference Laboratory and Surveillance Unit, Department of Microbiology and Infection Control, Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark
Section and Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark