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Risk factors, person, place and time characteristics associated with Hepatitis E Virus outbreak in Napak District, Uganda

  • Geofrey Amanya1,
  • Samuel Kizito1, 3Email author,
  • Immaculate Nabukenya2,
  • Joan Kalyango1, 3,
  • Collins Atuheire1,
  • Hellen Nansumba1,
  • Stephen Akena Abwoye1,
  • Denis Nixon Opio1,
  • Edrisa Kibuuka1 and
  • Charles Karamagi1, 3
BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:451

Received: 2 February 2017

Accepted: 9 June 2017

Published: 26 June 2017

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Original Submission
2 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Qiuwei Pan
22 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Emmanuel E Ekanem
23 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - JM MANSUY
25 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Geofrey Amanya
Resubmission - Version 2
25 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Jun 2017 Editorially accepted
26 Jun 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2542-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Clinical Epidemiology Unit, School of Medicine, Kampala, Uganda
Epidemiology and surveillance Division, Ministry Of Health, Kampala, Uganda
Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala, Uganda