Funding for this research was provided by:
Estonian Research Competency Council (PUT1476)
Stiftelsen för Strategisk Forskning (RB13-0011)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-09-24
Received: 26 September 2017
Accepted: 28 August 2018
First Online: 24 September 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Our study is based on re-analysis of a series of previous studies on metagenomics sequencing, analysed with the bioinformatics pipeline that was most up-to-date at that time. The studies had the following Ethical Review Board (ERB) permissions: 2011/1026-31/4; 2012/1028/32; 53/2005; 612/2008; LU574-03; 104/2006; R13149, 2/2014; 2011-198-31M and 12/780-32. In the Swedish system, the Ethical Review Board (ERB) is appointed by government and chaired by a senior judge. The ERB has the authority to specify the demands on information and consent and the ERB decisions were carefully followed and our study is thus in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki.
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