Funding for this research was provided by:
Korea Health Industry Development Institute (A101750, HI14C1324)
National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF-2015K1A3A7A03073714)
Received: 18 October 2017
Accepted: 10 May 2018
First Online: 29 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All study participants provided written informed consent to provide specimens for the identification of TB biomarkers. The Institutional Ethics Committee of Yonsei University Severance Hospital approved this study (approval #4-2010-0527 and #4-2014-1108).
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