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Incidence of influenza virus infection among pregnant women: a systematic review

  • Mark A. Katz1, 2Email author,
  • Bradford D. Gessner3, 14,
  • Jeanene Johnson4, 15,
  • Becky Skidmore5,
  • Marian Knight6,
  • Niranjan Bhat7,
  • Helen Marshall8, 9,
  • David J. Horne10, 16,
  • Justin R. Ortiz11 and
  • Deshayne B. Fell12, 13
BMC Pregnancy and ChildbirthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:155

Received: 2 December 2016

Accepted: 18 May 2017

Published: 30 May 2017

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Original Submission
2 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Flor Munoz-Rivas
7 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mark Thompson
7 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - Mark A. Katz
Resubmission - Version 2
7 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Mark A. Katz
Resubmission - Version 3
29 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
18 May 2017 Editorially accepted
30 May 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12884-017-1333-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Health Systems Management, Medical School for International Health, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, USA
Agence de Médecine Préventive, Paris, France
Independent consultant, Oakland, USA
Independent consultant, Ottawa, Canada
National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU), University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Vaccine Access and Delivery Program, PATH, Seattle, USA
Vaccinology and Immunology Research Trials Unit, Discipline of Paediatrics, Women’s and Children’s Hospital and University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide, North Adelaide, Australia
Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Initiative for Vaccine Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Better Outcomes Registry & Network (BORN), CHEO Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Agence de Médecine Préventive, Anchorage, USA
, Los Gatos, USA
Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA