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Effects on preventing mother-to-child transmission of syphilis and associated adverse pregnant outcomes: a longitudinal study from 2001 to 2015 in Shanghai, China

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BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:626

Received: 31 March 2017

Accepted: 8 September 2017

Published: 18 September 2017

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Original Submission
31 Mar 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
21 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Xiang-Sheng Chen
9 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Helaine Milanez
24 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Yang Li
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Sep 2017 Editorially accepted
18 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2721-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Key Laboratory of Public Health Safety (Ministry of Education), Shanghai, China
Shanghai Center for Women and Children’s Health, Shanghai, China
Department of Public Health Sciences (Global Health/IHCAR), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden