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Hospital admissions for vitamin D related conditions and subsequent immune-mediated disease: record-linkage studies

  • Sreeram V Ramagopalan1, 2,
  • Raph Goldacre3,
  • Giulio Disanto1,
  • Gavin Giovannoni2 and
  • Michael J Goldacre3Email author
BMC Medicine201311:171

Received: 13 May 2013

Accepted: 5 July 2013

Published: 25 July 2013

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Original Submission
13 May 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
14 May 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - William B. Grant
28 May 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bruce Hollis
23 Jun 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - George Zhang
4 Jul 2013 Author responded Author comments - Sreeram Ramagopalan
Resubmission - Version 2
4 Jul 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Jul 2013 Editorially accepted
25 Jul 2013 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-11-171

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics and Medical Research Council Functional Genomics Unit, University of Oxford
Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
Unit of Health-Care Epidemiology, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford