Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institutes of Health (5P20GM103466, 5U54MD007584, 2U54MD007601, 5P30GM114737)
Received: 18 August 2020
Accepted: 2 September 2020
First Online: 24 September 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The plasma samples were obtained from the Rush University Medical Center during 2011–2013. The Institutional Review Board (IRB) of Rush University Medical Center approved our study. Before collecting plasma samples, written informed consents were obtained from patients and control individuals.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.