Funding for this research was provided by:
Bushehr University of Medical Sciences (3254, 3254, 3254)
Received: 22 February 2022
Accepted: 6 June 2022
First Online: 17 June 2022
: This study was approved by the Ethical Committee of the Bushehr University of Medical Sciences with reference number IR.BPUMS.REC.1395.54. All of the participants have signed informed consent forms to use their serum samples for HBV detection and analysis. All methods were performed under the relevant guidelines and regulations.
: All of the participants gave written informed consent to publish their data in a journal article.
: The authors declared that they do not have anything to disclose regarding conflict of interest concerning this manuscript.