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Prevalence and predictors of cervicitis in female sex workers in Peru: an observational study

  • Simon Pollett1, 2Email author,
  • Martha Calderon3, 4,
  • Kristen Heitzinger1, 5,
  • Vicky Solari4,
  • Silvia M Montano1, 3 and
  • Joseph Zunt6
BMC Infectious Diseases201313:195

Received: 20 September 2012

Accepted: 1 April 2013

Published: 30 April 2013

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Original Submission
20 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
31 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marissa Becker
18 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - melanie bissessor
22 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - Simon Pollett
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Mar 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marissa Becker
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
1 Apr 2013 Editorially accepted
30 Apr 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2334-13-195

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Authors’ Affiliations

Bacteriology Department, U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6
Sydney Emerging Infections and Biosecurity Institute, University of Sydney
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
DIRESA Callao, Centro de Salud ‘Alberto Barton’
Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington
Department of Global Health and Neurology, University of Washington