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Antimicrobial resistance in Africa: a systematic review

BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:616

Received: 21 February 2017

Accepted: 4 September 2017

Published: 11 September 2017

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Original Submission
21 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
30 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Fiona Walsh
31 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Seth Housman
1 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hai Xu
22 Jun 2017 Author responded Author comments - Birkneh Tilahun Tadesse
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Jun 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Sep 2017 Editorially accepted
11 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2713-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), Geneva, Switzerland
College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia
Special Programme for Research & Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Myanmar-Oxford Clinical Research Unit (MOCRU), Yangon, Myanmar