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How much is tuberculosis screening worth? Estimating the value of active case finding for tuberculosis in South Africa, China, and India

BMC Medicine201412:216

Received: 7 August 2014

Accepted: 16 October 2014

Published: 30 October 2014

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Original Submission
7 Aug 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Aug 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kevin Schwartzman
11 Sep 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Helen Ayles
26 Sep 2014 Author responded Author comments - Andrew Azman
Resubmission - Version 2
26 Sep 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Oct 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kevin Schwartzman
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
16 Oct 2014 Editorially accepted
30 Oct 2014 Article published 10.1186/s12916-014-0216-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
Center for Tuberculosis Research, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA