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Factors associated with serum CA19-9 levels among healthy children: a cross-sectional study

  • Sayo Kawai1Email author,
  • Sueli M Oba-Shinjo2,
  • Lucy S Ito3,
  • Miyuki Uno2,
  • Suely K N Marie2 and
  • Nobuyuki Hamajima1
Contributed equally
BMC Clinical Pathology201212:23

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6890-12-23

Received: 1 May 2012

Accepted: 29 November 2012

Published: 4 December 2012

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Original Submission
1 May 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Xin Guo
23 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Herng-Sheng Lee
30 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Haas
23 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - Sayo Kawai
Resubmission - Version 3
23 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
14 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Michael Haas
21 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Xin Guo
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
29 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
4 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6890-12-23

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Preventive Medicine, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of São Paulo
Japanese Brazilian Health Professional Volunteer Group