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Intention-to-treat and transparency of related practices in randomized, controlled trials of anti-infectives

  • Robert D. Beckett1Email author,
  • Kathryn C. Loeser2,
  • Kathryn R. Bowman3 and
  • Trent G. Towne1
BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:106

Received: 1 June 2016

Accepted: 13 August 2016

Published: 24 August 2016

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13 Aug 2016 Editorially accepted
24 Aug 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12874-016-0215-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Manchester University College of Pharmacy, Natural, and Health Sciences, Fort Wayne, USA
Columbus Regional Health, Columbus, USA
CVS Pharmacy, Decatur, USA