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Evaluating risk factors for endemic human Salmonella Enteritidis infections with different phage types in Ontario, Canada using multinomial logistic regression and a case-case study approach

  • Csaba Varga1, 2Email author,
  • Dean Middleton3, 4,
  • Ryan Walton3, 4,
  • Rachel Savage3,
  • Mary-Kathryn Tighe3,
  • Vanessa Allen3,
  • Rafiq Ahmed5 and
  • Laura Rosella3, 4
BMC Public Health201212:866

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-12-866

Received: 3 May 2012

Accepted: 10 October 2012

Published: 12 October 2012

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3 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
2 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Line Vold
2 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kathleen Fullerton
24 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Csaba Varga
Resubmission - Version 4
24 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
20 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Douglas Curran-Everett
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
10 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
12 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-12-866

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs
Public Health Ontario
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada