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Developing open source, self-contained disease surveillance software applications for use in resource-limited settings

  • Timothy C Campbell1,
  • Charles J Hodanics1,
  • Steven M Babin1Email author,
  • Adjoa M Poku1,
  • Richard A Wojcik1,
  • Joseph F Skora2,
  • Jacqueline S Coberly1,
  • Zarna S Mistry1 and
  • Sheri H Lewis1
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making201212:99

Received: 22 May 2012

Accepted: 31 August 2012

Published: 6 September 2012

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Original Submission
22 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Clark Freifeld
1 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rebecca Katz
2 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Steven Babin
Resubmission - Version 3
2 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
31 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
6 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6947-12-99

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Authors’ Affiliations

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc.