European Spine Journal

, Volume 27, Issue 2, pp 516–517 | Cite as

Letter to the Editor concerning “Ribosomal PCR assay of excised intervertebral discs from patients undergoing single-level primary lumbar microdiscectomy.’’ by Alamin TF, Munoz M, Zagel A, et al.: Eur Spine J 2017

  • Manu N. Capoor
  • Peter Lambert
  • Ondrej Slaby
Letter to the Editor


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Conflict of interest

MNC and OS have shares in DiscitisDx. PL has no conflicts.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Bacterial Pathogenesis and ImmunologyRockefeller UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Aston UniversityBirminghamUK
  3. 3.Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC)Masaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic

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