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A systematic review and meta-analysis: probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome

  • Nourieh Hoveyda1Email author,
  • Carl Heneghan1,
  • Kamal R Mahtani1,
  • Rafael Perera1,
  • Nia Roberts2 and
  • Paul Glasziou1
BMC Gastroenterology20099:15

DOI: 10.1186/1471-230X-9-15

Received: 18 May 2008

Accepted: 16 February 2009

Published: 16 February 2009

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Original Submission
18 May 2008 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
12 Jun 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lisa Conboy
21 Jun 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sue Wilson
5 Jul 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Eamonn Quigley
2 Oct 2008 Author responded Author comments - Nourieh Hoveyda
Resubmission - Version 4
2 Oct 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
18 Oct 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Eamonn Quigley
9 Dec 2008 Author responded Author comments - Nourieh Hoveyda
Resubmission - Version 6
9 Dec 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 6
Publishing
16 Feb 2009 Editorially accepted
16 Feb 2009 Article published 10.1186/1471-230X-9-15

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Primary Health Care, Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, University of Oxford
(2)
University of Oxford Health Care Libraries

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