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When to start antiretroviral therapy: as soon as possible

BMC Medicine201311:147

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-11-147

Received: 3 April 2013

Accepted: 23 May 2013

Published: 14 June 2013

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Original Submission
3 Apr 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
12 Apr 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Manuel Battegay
26 Apr 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - William Powderly
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
22 May 2013 Author responded Author comments - Claire Barnard
Resubmission - Version 5
22 May 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 5
23 May 2013 Editorially accepted
14 Jun 2013 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-11-147

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1900 University Boulevard, THT 229
Jim Straley Chair in AIDS Research, Center for AIDS Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham