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Skin flora: Differences between people affected by Albinism and those with normally pigmented skin in Northern Tanzania – cross sectional study

  • Samson K Kiprono1Email author,
  • John E Masenga1,
  • Baraka M Chaula1 and
  • Bernard Naafs1, 2
Contributed equally
BMC Dermatology201212:12

DOI: 10.1186/1471-5945-12-12

Received: 6 December 2011

Accepted: 26 July 2012

Published: 30 July 2012

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Original Submission
6 Dec 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
17 Jan 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Varalakshmi Vissa
7 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Julia Segre
8 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Georgios Stamatas
18 Jun 2012 Author responded Author comments - Samson Kiprono
Resubmission - Version 3
18 Jun 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
17 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Georgios Stamatas
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
26 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
30 Jul 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-5945-12-12

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Dermatology, Regional Dermatology Training Center
Stichting Tropendermatologie