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Received: 28 March 2017
Accepted: 8 June 2018
First Online: 10 July 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Each participating country petitioned local ethical approval by their respective organizations. In Germany the EU NET ADB study was approved by the Ethics Committee at the Rhineland-Palatinate State Chamber of Medicine. In Greece approval was granted by the Ethical committee of the Second Dept. of Pediatrics of the P. & A. Kyriakou Children’s Hospital of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. In Netherlands the study was approved by the Medical Ethical Committee of the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. In Iceland the research was approved by the National Bioethics Committee and the data collection was reported to the Data Protection Authority. In Poland the EU NET ADB study was approved by the Ethics Committee of the Nobody’s Children Foundation (NCF) Board. In Romania the approval was granted by the Ethical Committee of University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Grigore T. Popa” Iasi in agreement of Romanian Ministry of Education. Ethical committee details can be found in the EU.NET.ADB reportExternalRef removed). Written informed consent was required from all eligible participants and parents prior to participation in the study.
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