Received: 26 December 2018
Accepted: 11 June 2019
First Online: 20 June 2019
Change Date: 17 July 2019
Change Type: Correction
Change Details: In the original version of the article , an error was noticed under the heading “Immunoprecipitation on protein G magnetic beads” in “Methods” section.
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Institutional Review Boards of Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH), University Health Network (UHN) and the University of Thessaly approved all of our protocols, including collection of tissue and serum samples. UHN REB#: 15-9680. MSH REB#: 18-0077-E. Regarding patient serum samples, written informed consent has been obtained by all participants. An ethics committee approval has been obtained by the participating hospitals (University College Hospital and King’s College Hospital).
: Not applicable.
: Dr. Eleftherios Diamandis declares that he holds a consultant/advisory role with Abbott Diagnostics.