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The prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Australia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  • Dyani Lewis1,
  • Danielle C Newton1,
  • Rebecca J Guy2,
  • Hammad Ali2,
  • Marcus Y Chen1, 3,
  • Christopher K Fairley1, 3 and
  • Jane S Hocking1Email author
BMC Infectious Diseases201212:113

Received: 30 November 2011

Accepted: 3 April 2012

Published: 14 May 2012

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Original Submission
30 Nov 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Margaret Hammerschlag
27 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Dyani Lewis
Resubmission - Version 2
27 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Apr 2012 Editorially accepted
14 May 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-12-113

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia
The Kirby Institute, University of New South Wales, Darlinghurst, Australia
Melbourne Sexual Health Centre, Alfred Hospital, Carlton, Australia