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Estimating the scale of chronic hepatitis C virus infection in the EU/EEA: a focus on migrants from anti-HCV endemic countries

  • A. M. Falla1, 2Email author,
  • A. A. Ahmad3, 4,
  • E. Duffell5,
  • T. Noori5 and
  • I. K. Veldhuijzen2, 6
Contributed equally
BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201818:42

Received: 31 March 2017

Accepted: 11 December 2017

Published: 16 January 2018

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Original Submission
31 Mar 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
2 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ali Mirzazadeh
2 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jean-Claude Desenclos
13 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Abby Falla
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Dec 2017 Author responded Author comments - Abby Falla
Resubmission - Version 3
8 Dec 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
11 Dec 2017 Editorially accepted
16 Jan 2018 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2908-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Division of Infectious Disease Control, Municipal Public Health Service Rotterdam-Rijnmond, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Department of Health Sciences, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Faculty Life Sciences / Public Health Research, Hamburg, Germany
Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Solna, Sweden
Center for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands