Funding for this research was provided by:
Universitatea de Medicină şi Farmacie din Tîrgu Mureș (17801/2/2015)
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Received: 21 November 2019
Accepted: 19 February 2020
First Online: 14 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Ethics Committees of the Emergency Clinical County Hospital Targu Mures and of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Targu Mures approved the study protocol. Informed written consent was obtained from healthy controls, patients with sepsis or their next-of-kin (in case of patients with unconscious patients). In that situation (unconscious patients) the consent was obtained from their husbands, wives or parents).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.