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Declining trends in early warning indicators for HIV drug resistance in Cameroon from 2008–2010: lessons and challenges for low-resource settings

  • Joseph Fokam1, 2Email author,
  • Serge C Billong2, 3Email author,
  • Bissek Anne C ZK2, 4,
  • Etienne Kembou5,
  • Pascal Milenge5,
  • Ibile Abessouguie1,
  • Armand S Nkwescheu2, 6,
  • Zephirin Tsomo7,
  • Avelin F Aghokeng8,
  • Grace D Ngute3, 9,
  • Peter M Ndumbe1, 2, 10,
  • Vittorio Colizzi1, 11 and
  • Jean BN Elat2
BMC Public Health201313:308

Received: 16 November 2012

Accepted: 3 April 2013

Published: 8 April 2013

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Original Submission
16 Nov 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - michael jordan
8 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Samoel Khamadi
10 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Natalie Exner
31 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Joseph Fokam
Resubmission - Version 2
31 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Samoel Khamadi
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
3 Apr 2013 Editorially accepted
8 Apr 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-308

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Authors’ Affiliations

Chantal BIYA International Reference Centre (CIRCB) for research on HIV/AIDS prevention and management
Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (FMBS) of the University of Yaounde 1
Central Technical Group (CTG), National AIDS Control Committee (NACC)
Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health
World Health Organisation (WHO) Afro
Division of Operational Health Research (DROS), Ministry of Public Health
Approved Treatment Centre, Yaoundé Central Hospital
Virology Laboratory, Centre de Recherche en Maladies Emergentes et Ré-émergentes (CREMER)/IMPM/IRD
Approved Treatment Centre (ATC), Yaounde General Hospital
Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), University of Buea
UNESCO Biotechnology Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”