Funding for this research was provided by:
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BB/K000330/1)
Dowager Countess Eleanor Peel Trust (MBE / 12005690.1)
Public Health Research Programme (PDF-2015-08-102)
Received: 16 May 2017
Accepted: 19 December 2017
First Online: 27 February 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study utilized a pre-existing database and was confirmed by the NRES Research and Ethics Committee East Midlands – Leicester not to require ethical review. No patient-specific data or personal identifiers were used in the preparation of this report which was an analysis of routine data collected as part of service evaluation.
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: Dr. Pareek reports an institutional grant (unrestricted) for project related to blood-borne virus testing from Gilead Sciences outside the submitted work. All other authors report no conflicts of interest.
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