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Provider initiated tuberculosis case finding in outpatient departments of health care facilities in Ghana: yield by screening strategy and target group

  • Sally-Ann Ohene1Email authorView ORCID ID profile,
  • Frank Bonsu2,
  • Nii Nortey Hanson-Nortey2,
  • Ardon Toonstra3,
  • Adelaide Sackey2,
  • Knut Lonnroth4,
  • Mukund Uplekar4,
  • Samuel Danso2,
  • George Mensah5,
  • Felix Afutu2,
  • Paul Klatser6 and
  • Mirjam Bakker3
BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:739

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-017-2843-5

Received: 14 August 2016

Accepted: 21 November 2017

Published: 1 December 2017

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Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
14 Aug 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Sep 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sandra Kik
11 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Colleen Hanrahan
22 Nov 2016 Author responded Author comments - Sally-Ann Ohene
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Nov 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
19 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Eveline Klinkenberg
14 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Sally-Ann Ohene
Resubmission - Version 3
14 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
29 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Eveline Klinkenberg
3 Aug 2017 Author responded Author comments - Sally-Ann Ohene
Resubmission - Version 4
3 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 4
9 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Eveline Klinkenberg
16 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Sally-Ann Ohene
Resubmission - Version 5
16 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
21 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
1 Dec 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2843-5

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
World Health Organization Country Office
(2)
National Tuberculosis Control Program
(3)
KIT Health, Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)
(4)
Global TB Programme, WHO
(5)
Ghana Health Service
(6)
Department of Global Health, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam Institute of Global Health and Development

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