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Type-specific oncogenic human papillomavirus infection in high grade cervical disease in New Zealand

  • Leonardo M Simonella1, 2Email author,
  • Hazel Lewis3,
  • Megan Smith1, 4,
  • Harold Neal3,
  • Collette Bromhead5 and
  • Karen Canfell1, 4, 6
BMC Infectious Diseases201313:114

Received: 10 September 2012

Accepted: 20 February 2013

Published: 3 March 2013

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
10 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bruce Shiramizu
9 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - partha basu
23 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Leonardo Simonella
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bruce Shiramizu
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
20 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
3 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-114

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article. Pre-publication versions of the article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

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Authors’ Affiliations

Cancer Epidemiology Research Unit, Cancer Council NSW
Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore
National Cervical Screening Programme, Ministry of Health
Lowy Cancer Research Centre, The University of NSW
Molecular Biology, Aotea Pathology
School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney