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Prevalence of hepatitis B in people living with HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  • Fatima Mitiko Tengan1, 2Email author,
  • Edson Abdala1, 2,
  • Marisa Nascimento3,
  • Wanderley Marques Bernardo4, 5 and
  • Antonio Alci Barone1, 2
BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:587

Received: 13 February 2017

Accepted: 20 August 2017

Published: 24 August 2017

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Original Submission
13 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
9 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Raveen Parboosing
7 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jean-Claude Desenclos
6 Aug 2017 Author responded Author comments - Fatima Tengan
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
24 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2695-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, School of Medicine, University of São Paulo (Universidade de São Paulo - USP), São Paulo, Brazil
Laboratory of Viral Medical Research in Hepatology (Laboratório de Investigação Médica em Hepatologia por vírus - LIM-47), Clinical Hospital, School of Medicine, USP, São Paulo, Brazil
Nursing Division, Clinics Hospital, School of Medicine, USP, São Paulo, Brazil
School of Medicine, USP, São Paulo, Brazil
Brazilian Medical Association, Sao Paulo, Brazil