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When to start antiretroviral therapy: the need for an evidence base during early HIV infection

  • Jens D Lundgren1, 2Email author,
  • Abdel G Babiker3,
  • Fred M Gordin4,
  • Álvaro H Borges1, 2 and
  • James D Neaton5
BMC Medicine201311:148

Received: 12 March 2013

Accepted: 23 May 2013

Published: 14 June 2013

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12 Mar 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Mar 2013 Author responded Author comments - Álvaro Borges
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Mar 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Apr 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Manuel Battegay
26 Apr 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - William Powderly
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
23 May 2013 Editorially accepted
14 Jun 2013 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-11-148

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet
Copenhagen HIV Programme, University of Copenhagen, The Panum Institute
MRC Clinical Trials Unit, Aviation House
Veterans Affairs Medical Center and George Washington University
Division of Biostatistics, University of Minnesota