Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-12-01
Received: 8 May 2018
Accepted: 19 November 2018
First Online: 7 December 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: For blood donor samples, ethical approval was obtained from the Blood Service Human Research Ethics Committee, and blood donors provided written consent for their sample to be used for research purposes. For paediatric samples, ethical approval was obtained from the Children’s Health Queensland Ethics Committee. A waiver to consent paediatric individuals was provided, and approved by the aforementioned committee, as samples were sourced from patients presenting for non-infectious investigations such that it was not possible to obtain specific consent for inclusion in this study.
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