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A comparison of self-report and antiretroviral detection to inform estimates of antiretroviral therapy coverage, viral load suppression and HIV incidence in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa

BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:653

Received: 13 April 2017

Accepted: 14 September 2017

Published: 29 September 2017

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Original Submission
13 Apr 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
27 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Alessandro Soria
13 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Helena Huerga
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Sep 2017 Editorially accepted
29 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2740-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

Clinical Research, Epicentre, Paris, France
South African DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis (SACEMA), Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Medical Department, Médecins Sans Frontières, Cape Town, South Africa
Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Division of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa