Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81500003, 81170008)
Beijing Municipal Administration of Hospitals Clinical Medicine Development of Special Funding Support (ZYLX201312)
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Received: 17 December 2018
Accepted: 29 July 2019
First Online: 6 September 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All sepsis patients and normal controls provided written informed consent. This study was also approved by the Committee on Ethics of the Chinese PLA General Hospital (ID: 20111013–009).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.