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Immunosenescence in the nursing home elderly

BMC Geriatrics201414:50

Received: 10 January 2014

Accepted: 7 April 2014

Published: 17 April 2014

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Original Submission
10 Jan 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Feb 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rafael Solana
15 Feb 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Calogero Caruso
26 Mar 2014 Author responded Author comments - Jennie Johnstone
Resubmission - Version 2
26 Mar 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Apr 2014 Editorially accepted
17 Apr 2014 Article published 10.1186/1471-2318-14-50

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University
McMaster Immunology Research Centre, McMaster University
Department Pathology and Molecular Medicine, McMaster University
Department of Medicine, McMaster University
Institute for Infectious Disease Research, McMaster University
McMaster University
McMaster University, MDCL 3203