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Pregnancy loss and role of infant HIV status on perinatal mortality among HIV-infected women

  • Hae-Young Kim1, 2,
  • Prisca Kasonde3,
  • Mwiya Mwiya3,
  • Donald M Thea4,
  • Chipepo Kankasa3,
  • Moses Sinkala5,
  • Grace Aldrovandi6 and
  • Louise Kuhn1, 2Email author
BMC Pediatrics201212:138

Received: 7 May 2012

Accepted: 17 August 2012

Published: 31 August 2012

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Original Submission
7 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Benjamin Chi
19 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Vivian Black
18 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Hae-Young Kim
Resubmission - Version 2
18 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Benjamin Chi
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
17 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
31 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2431-12-138

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
University Teaching Hospital, University of Zambia
Center for International Health and Development, Boston University of School of Public Health
Lusaka District Health Management Team
Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California