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Asthma and atopy in children born by caesarean section: effect modification by family history of allergies – a population based cross-sectional study

  • Ourania Kolokotroni1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Nicos Middleton2,
  • Marina Gavatha4,
  • Demetris Lamnisos1, 2,
  • Kostas N Priftis5 and
  • Panayiotis K Yiallouros1
BMC Pediatrics201212:179

Received: 7 March 2012

Accepted: 11 November 2012

Published: 16 November 2012

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Original Submission
7 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
18 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Salome Scholtens
27 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Ourania Kolokotroni
Resubmission - Version 2
27 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Salome Scholtens
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
11 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
16 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2431-12-179

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Authors’ Affiliations

Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health in Association with Harvard School of Public Health, Cyprus University of Technology
School of Nursing, Cyprus University of Technology
St George University of London Medical School at the University of Nicosia
Archbishop Makarios III Hospital
Third Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens School of Medicine, Attikon Hospital