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Brief International Cognitive Assessment for MS (BICAMS): international standards for validation

  • Ralph HB Benedict1Email author,
  • Maria Pia Amato1,
  • Jan Boringa1,
  • Bruno Brochet1,
  • Fred Foley1,
  • Stan Fredrikson1,
  • Paivi Hamalainen1,
  • Hans Hartung1,
  • Lauren Krupp1,
  • Iris Penner1,
  • Anthony T Reder1 and
  • Dawn Langdon1
BMC Neurology201212:55

Received: 15 February 2012

Accepted: 22 June 2012

Published: 16 July 2012

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Original Submission
15 Feb 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Francesco Patti
6 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Robert Zivadinov
22 Jun 2012 Author responded Author comments - Ralph Benedict
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Jun 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Jun 2012 Editorially accepted
16 Jul 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2377-12-55

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Authors’ Affiliations

Buffalo General Medical Center, Department of Neurology