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Protocol for a systematic review of quantitative burn wound microbiology in the management of burns patients

  • Johnny Kwei1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Fenella D. Halstead1, 4,
  • Janine Dretzke4, 5,
  • Beryl A. Oppenheim1, 4 and
  • Naiem S. Moiemen1, 3, 6
Systematic Reviews20154:150

Received: 31 July 2015

Accepted: 16 October 2015

Published: 6 November 2015

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Original Submission
31 Jul 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Aug 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lise Estcourt
24 Aug 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Soman Sen
3 Oct 2015 Author responded Author comments - Johnny Kwei
Resubmission - Version 2
3 Oct 2015 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Oct 2015 Editorially accepted
6 Nov 2015 Article published 10.1186/s13643-015-0137-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, England
Royal North Shore Hospital and Manly District Hospital, Northern Sydney Area Network, Sydney, Australia
The Healing Foundation Burns Research Centre, Birmingham, England
NIHR Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, England
Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Health and Population Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England
Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, England