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Gender differences in HIV disease progression and treatment outcomes among HIV patients one year after starting antiretroviral treatment (ART) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

  • Fausta Mosha1, 2Email author,
  • Victor Muchunguzi1,
  • Mecey Matee3,
  • Raphael Z Sangeda2, 3,
  • Jurgen Vercauteren2,
  • Peter Nsubuga4,
  • Eligius Lyamuya3 and
  • Anne-Mieke Vandamme2, 5
BMC Public Health201313:38

Received: 1 October 2012

Accepted: 11 January 2013

Published: 15 January 2013

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Original Submission
1 Oct 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
11 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Morna Cornell
7 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Augustine Massawe
6 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Fausta Mosha
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
15 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-38

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Authors’ Affiliations

Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Rega Institute for Medical Research, KU Leuven
Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences
Global Public Health Solutions
Centro de Malária e outras Doenças Tropicais and Unidade de Microbiologia, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa