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A hand hygiene intervention to decrease infections among children attending day care centers: design of a cluster randomized controlled trial

  • Tizza P Zomer1, 2Email author,
  • Vicki Erasmus2,
  • Nico Vlaar3,
  • Ed F van Beeck2,
  • Aimée Tjon-A-Tsien1,
  • Jan Hendrik Richardus1, 2 and
  • Hélène ACM Voeten1, 2
BMC Infectious Diseases201313:259

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-259

Received: 2 May 2013

Accepted: 24 May 2013

Published: 3 June 2013

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2 May 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
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16 May 2013 Author responded Author comments - Tizza Zomer
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16 May 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
24 May 2013 Editorially accepted
3 Jun 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-259

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam-Rijnmond
Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam
Department of Environment and Hygiene, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam-Rijnmond