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Hepatitis B and C infection in haemodialysis patients in Libya: prevalence, incidence and risk factors

  • Wiam A Alashek1Email author,
  • Christopher W McIntyre1, 2 and
  • Maarten W Taal2
BMC Infectious Diseases201212:265

Received: 25 January 2012

Accepted: 16 October 2012

Published: 20 October 2012

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Original Submission
25 Jan 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Massimo Ciccozzi
5 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Valentina Svicher
2 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Wiam Alashek
Resubmission - Version 2
2 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
20 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-12-265

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Graduate Entry Medicine, University of Nottingham
Department of Renal Medicine, Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust