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Received: 22 November 2017
Accepted: 11 May 2018
First Online: 29 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol and consent were reviewed and approved by Veritas IRB Ethics Review Board (Veritas IRB, Montreal, Canada. IRB tracking number: 16198–16:02:416–11-2017). Healthy volunteer donors were recruited by advertising in local communities and all participants gave their written informed consent.
: The following authors are employees at Norgen Biotek Corp.: ME, BL, THA, DY, LN, PR and NR. YHA is the President and CEO of Norgen Biotek Corp. SM received an Industrial Undergraduate Student Research Award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) at Norgen Biotek Corp. Some of Norgen Biotek’s products have been used in the study, however the study is for basic scientific exploratory purposes and is not intended to promote or test any of Norgen Biotek’s products.
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