Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institutes of Health (U24DK097153)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-11-23
Received: 29 September 2018
Revised: 3 November 2018
Accepted: 13 November 2018
First Online: 23 November 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: This research did not involve human participants or animals, and therefore, obtaining informed consent was not required.
: Human plasma was obtained from the American Red Cross which was a pool of over 1000 de-identified plasma donors which were to be discarded due to expiration of safe window for transfusion. The study is therefore exempt from Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval.
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.