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An integrated study of human and animal infectious disease in the Lake Victoria crescent small-holder crop-livestock production system, Kenya

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BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:457

Received: 8 August 2016

Accepted: 20 June 2017

Published: 30 June 2017

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Original Submission
8 Aug 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - D. M. Pfukenyi
13 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gasim Ibrahim Gasim
6 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Eric M Fevre
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - D. M. Pfukenyi
14 Jun 2017 Author responded Author comments - Eric Fevre
Resubmission - Version 3
14 Jun 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
20 Jun 2017 Editorially accepted
30 Jun 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2559-6

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Neston, UK
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya
Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Institute for Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, Kings Buildings, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Centre for Microbiology Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya
Current address: Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Mount Kenya University, Thika, Kenya