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HIV prevalence among female sex workers, drug users and men who have sex with men in Brazil: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

  • Monica Malta1Email author,
  • Monica MF Magnanini2,
  • Maeve B Mello3,
  • Ana Roberta P Pascom4,
  • Yohana Linhares1 and
  • Francisco I Bastos3
Contributed equally
BMC Public Health201010:317

Received: 18 January 2010

Accepted: 7 June 2010

Published: 7 June 2010

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Original Submission
18 Jan 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Mar 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jesse Clark
31 Mar 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nicole Crepaz
7 May 2010 Author responded Author comments - Monica Malta
Resubmission - Version 3
7 May 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 3
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
18 May 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jesse Clark
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
7 Jun 2010 Editorially accepted
7 Jun 2010 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-10-317

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Authors’ Affiliations

Social Science Department, Sergio Arouca School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
Institute of Public Health Studies, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Health Information Laboratory, Center for Scientific and Technological Information, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation
Surveillance Unit, Brazilian National STD/AIDS Program