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Trace metal exposure is associated with increased exhaled nitric oxide in asthmatic children

  • Krystal J. Godri Pollitt1Email author,
  • Caitlin L. Maikawa1,
  • Amanda J. Wheeler2, 3,
  • Scott Weichenthal2, 4,
  • Nina A. Dobbin2,
  • Ling Liu5 and
  • Mark S. Goldberg6
Environmental Health201615:94

Received: 5 November 2015

Accepted: 23 August 2016

Published: 1 September 2016

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Original Submission
5 Nov 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
11 Feb 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Z Zhao
19 Apr 2016 Author responded Author comments - Krystal J. Pollitt
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Apr 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Aug 2016 Author responded Author comments - Krystal J. Pollitt
Resubmission - Version 3
11 Aug 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 3
23 Aug 2016 Editorially accepted
1 Sep 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12940-016-0173-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
Health Canada, Air Health Science Division, Ottawa, Canada
Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Health Canada, Population Studies Division, Ottawa, Canada
Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Research Institute, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Canada