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The epidemiology of sexually transmitted co-infections in HIV-positive and HIV-negative African-Caribbean women in Toronto

  • Robert S Remis1Email author,
  • Juan Liu1,
  • Mona Loutfy2,
  • Wangari Tharao3,
  • Anuradha Rebbapragada4, 5,
  • Stephen J Perusini4,
  • Lisungu Chieza3,
  • Megan Saunders3,
  • LoriAnn Green-Walker3 and
  • Rupert Kaul6
BMC Infectious Diseases201313:550

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2334-13-550

Received: 27 May 2013

Accepted: 12 November 2013

Published: 17 November 2013

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Original Submission
27 May 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Thomas Peterman
8 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - David Andresen
23 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marc Steben
4 Nov 2013 Author responded Author comments - Robert Remis
Resubmission - Version 3
4 Nov 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
12 Nov 2013 Editorially accepted
17 Nov 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-550

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Authors’ Affiliations

Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Women’s College Research Institute, Women’s College Hospital, University of Toronto
Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre
Public Health Laboratory – Toronto, Public Health Ontario
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto
Department of Medicine, University Health Network, University of Toronto