Funding for this research was provided by:
Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg (ATTRACT/A09/03, CORE/15/BM/10404093, CORE/16/BM/11276306, PoC/13/02, 1180851, 5821107, CORE14/BM/8066232)
National Institutes of Health (1U01HL126496)
Université du Luxembourg (ImMicroDyn1)
Received: 9 January 2018
Accepted: 27 April 2018
First Online: 14 May 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Written informed consent was obtained from all blood donors. The sample collection and analysis was approved by the Comité d’Ethique de Recherche (CNER; Reference: 201110/05) and the National Commission for Data Protection in Luxembourg.
: Written consent for analysis of genetic material and publication was obtained from all blood donors.
: PW has received funding and in-kind contributions toward this work from QIAGEN GmbH, Hilden, Germany. All other authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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