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Estimating the scale of chronic hepatitis B virus infection among migrants in EU/EEA countries

  • Amena A. Ahmad1, 2Email author,
  • Abby M. Falla3, 4,
  • Erika Duffell5,
  • Teymur Noori5,
  • Angela Bechini6,
  • Ralf Reintjes1 and
  • Irene K. Veldhuijzen4, 7
Contributed equally
BMC Infectious DiseasesBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201818:34

Received: 11 July 2017

Accepted: 14 December 2017

Published: 11 January 2018

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Original Submission
11 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
25 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elisabetta Franco
9 Dec 2017 Author responded Author comments - Amena Ahmad
Resubmission - Version 2
9 Dec 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Dec 2017 Editorially accepted
11 Jan 2018 Article published 10.1186/s12879-017-2921-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

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