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Received: 10 June 2016
Accepted: 27 June 2016
First Online: 29 July 2016
Compliance with ethical standards
: Michael Mahler is an employee of Inova Diagnostics, San Diego, USA. The other authors declare no conflict of interest.
: All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. No studies on animals were carried out in the submitted work.
: Serum samples for studies on Autoimmunity Diagnostics have been included into the official Register of Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) with number C.0001031, and fulfils the ethical requirements for the study.