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Prevalence and risk factors for Staphylococcus aureus nasopharyngeal carriage during a PCV trial

  • Abdoulie Bojang1,
  • Lindsay Kendall1,
  • Effua Usuf1, 2,
  • Uzochukwu Egere1,
  • Sarah Mulwa1,
  • Martin Antonio1,
  • Brian Greenwood2,
  • Philip C. Hill1, 3 and
  • Anna Roca1, 4Email author
BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:588

Received: 12 October 2016

Accepted: 15 August 2017

Published: 25 August 2017

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Original Submission
12 Oct 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Stephanie A Fritz
16 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Fiona Russell
2 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Loren Miller
9 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - Abdoulie Bojang
Resubmission - Version 2
9 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
25 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2685-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Medical Research Council Unit, Fajara, The Gambia
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK
Centre for International Health, School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK