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BMC Medical Ethics

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Qualitative study of knowledge and attitudes to biobanking among lay persons in Nigeria

Contributed equally
BMC Medical Ethics201213:27

Received: 5 September 2012

Accepted: 10 October 2012

Published: 16 October 2012

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Original Submission
5 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Eduardo Rodriguez
18 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sergio Litewka
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
16 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6939-13-27

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Public Health, Federal Ministry of Health
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Clinical Sciences,West African Bioethics Training Program, University of Ibadan
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Institute of Human Virology and Greenebaum Cancer Center, University of Maryland
Institute of Human Virology, CBD, FCT