Received: 4 September 2019
Accepted: 29 September 2020
First Online: 16 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The ethical approval of our study was obtained from the Ethics Committee of Shandong Provincial Hospital, affiliated with Shandong University (SPH), China. Before data analysis and reporting, any personal identifiers of TB patients were removed.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.