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Outcomes of hepatitis C screening programs targeted at risk groups hidden in the general population: a systematic review

  • Freke R Zuure1Email author,
  • Anouk T Urbanus1, 2,
  • Miranda W Langendam3,
  • Charles W Helsper4,
  • Charlotte HSB van den Berg1, 2,
  • Udi Davidovich1 and
  • Maria Prins1, 2
Contributed equally
BMC Public Health201414:66

Received: 2 September 2013

Accepted: 10 January 2014

Published: 22 January 2014

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Original Submission
2 Sep 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Sep 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Eleanor Anderson
27 Sep 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Scott Holmberg
25 Oct 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bryce Smith
21 Dec 2013 Author responded Author comments - Freke Zuure
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Dec 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Jan 2014 Editorially accepted
22 Jan 2014 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-14-66

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Authors’ Affiliations

Public Health Service of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Infectious Diseases Cluster
Center for Infection and Immunology Amsterdam (CINIMA), Academic Medical Center (University of Amsterdam)
Dutch Cochrane Centre, Academic Medical Center
Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht