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Storage conditions for stability of offline measurement of fractional exhaled nitric oxide after collection for epidemiologic research

  • Yoshiko Yoda1,
  • Naruhito Otani1,
  • Hideki Hasunuma1, 2,
  • Hiroshi Kanegae2 and
  • Masayuki Shima1Email author
BMC Pulmonary Medicine201212:68

Received: 8 June 2012

Accepted: 29 October 2012

Published: 2 November 2012

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Original Submission
8 Jun 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - William Linn
11 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Alessandro Bodini
19 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - Masayuki Shima
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
2 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2466-12-68

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Public Health, Hyogo College of Medicine
Center for Environmental Information Science