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Effectiveness of first-line antiretroviral therapy and correlates of longitudinal changes in CD4 and viral load among HIV-infected children in Ghana

  • Oliver Barry1,
  • Jonathan Powell2,
  • Lorna Renner3,
  • Evelyn Y Bonney4,
  • Meghan Prin1,
  • William Ampofo4,
  • Jonas Kusah3,
  • Bamenla Goka3,
  • Kwamena WC Sagoe3,
  • Veronika Shabanova5 and
  • Elijah Paintsil6Email author
BMC Infectious Diseases201313:476

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-476

Received: 18 June 2013

Accepted: 7 October 2013

Published: 13 October 2013

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Original Submission
18 Jun 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kim Sigaloff
5 Sep 2013 Author responded Author comments - Elijah Paintsil
Resubmission - Version 3
5 Sep 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
24 Sep 2013 Author responded Author comments - Elijah Paintsil
Resubmission - Version 4
24 Sep 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 4
7 Oct 2013 Editorially accepted
13 Oct 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-476

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Authors’ Affiliations

From the Columbia University
Weill Cornell Medical College
University of Ghana Medical School
Noguchi Memorial Institute of Medical Research, University of Ghana
Yale Center for Analytical Sciences, Yale School of Medicine
Departments of Pediatrics and Pharmacology, Yale School of Medicine