Funding for this research was provided by:
National Mega Project on Major Infectious Disease Prevention (2017ZX10103005-007)
Received: 21 February 2018
Accepted: 4 September 2018
First Online: 15 September 2018
: Lei Tian and Ziyong Sun were from Department of Clinical Laboratory, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan,Hubei Province, China. Zhen Zhang was from Department of Pharmacy, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan,Hubei Province, China.
: The study protocol was approved by the Tongji Hospital ethics committee for research in health. The Tongji Hospital ethics committee also approved the waiver of informed consent to participate in this study due to its retrospective design. All patient data were anonymised prior to the analysis.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interest.
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