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Patient accounts of diagnostic testing for familial hypercholesterolaemia: comparing responses to genetic and non-genetic testing methods

  • Gareth J Hollands1,
  • David Armstrong2,
  • Angela Macfarlane1,
  • Martin A Crook3 and
  • Theresa M Marteau1Email author
BMC Medical Genetics201213:87

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2350-13-87

Received: 19 January 2012

Accepted: 11 July 2012

Published: 21 September 2012

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Original Submission
19 Jan 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gerald Watts
18 Apr 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kate Weiner
27 Jun 2012 Author responded Author comments - Theresa Marteau
Resubmission - Version 3
27 Jun 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
6 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kate Weiner
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
11 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
21 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2350-13-87

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Authors’ Affiliations

Health Psychology Section, Department of Psychology (at Guy’s), King’s College London
Department of Primary Care and Public Health Sciences, King's College London
Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine, University Hospital Lewisham