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Evaluation of the Widal tube agglutination test for the diagnosis of typhoid fever among children admitted to a rural hdospital in Tanzania and a comparison with previous studies

  • Benedikt Ley1Email author,
  • George Mtove2, 3,
  • Kamala Thriemer1,
  • Ben Amos3, 4,
  • Lorenz von Seidlein1, 3,
  • Ilse Hendriksen3, 5,
  • Abraham Mwambuli3,
  • Aikande Shoo3, 4,
  • Rajabu Malahiyo4,
  • Shaali M Ame6,
  • Deok R Kim1,
  • Leon R Ochiai1,
  • John D Clemens1,
  • Hugh Reyburn3, 7,
  • Harald Wilfing8,
  • Stephen Magesa2, 3 and
  • Jacqueline L Deen1, 3
BMC Infectious Diseases201010:180

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-10-180

Received: 23 March 2010

Accepted: 22 June 2010

Published: 22 June 2010

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Original Submission
23 Mar 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Apr 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Timothy Barkham
22 Apr 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Patrick Seed
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
25 May 2010 Author responded Author comments - Benedikt Ley
Resubmission - Version 4
25 May 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 4
1 Jun 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Timothy Barkham
3 Jun 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Patrick Seed
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
Resubmission - Version 6
Submitted Manuscript version 6
17 Jun 2010 Author responded Author comments - Benedikt Ley
Resubmission - Version 7
17 Jun 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 7
Publishing
22 Jun 2010 Editorially accepted
22 Jun 2010 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-10-180

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
International Vaccine Institute
(2)
National Institute for Medical Research - Amani Centre
(3)
Joint Malaria Program
(4)
Teule Hospital
(5)
Mahidol Oxford Research Unit
(6)
Public Health Laboratory (Pemba) - Ivo de Carneri
(7)
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
(8)
University of Vienna, Biocenter

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