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Open Peer Review Reports for: Fluorescence in situ hybridization as adjunct to cytology improves the diagnosis and directs estimation of prognosis of malignant pleural effusions

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Original Submission
26 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
20 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nikolaos Barbetakis
29 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Irene Tsilioni
18 Jun 2012 Author responded Author comments - Shouqiang Cao
Resubmission - Version 2
18 Jun 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
13 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1749-8090-7-121

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