Endotipsitis: A case report with a literature review on an emerging prosthetic related infection
Annalan MD Navaratnam, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, W2 1PG London, United Kingdom
Matthew Grant, David B Banach, Department of Infectious Diseases, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, United States
Author contributions: Navaratnam AMD and Grant M conceived the idea and drafted the manuscript; Navaratnam AMD carried out the literature review and data collection; Navaratnam AMD, Grant M and Banach DB analyzed the data; all authors revised, read and approved the final manuscript.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Annalan MD Navaratnam, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, St Mary's Campus, Norfolk Place, W2 1PG London, United Kingdom. email@example.com
Received: August 1, 2014
Peer-review started: August 2, 2014
First decision: November 14, 2014
Revised: December 15, 2014
Accepted: January 30, 2015
Article in press: February 2, 2015
Published online: April 8, 2015