Funding for this research was provided by:
Eiken Chemical Company (N/A)
Received: 31 July 2019
Accepted: 9 December 2019
First Online: 19 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All blood samples from client-owned horses originated from the biobank of the Large Animal Teaching Hospital of University of Copenhagen with permission from the local ethical committee. Samples from horses undergoing experimental induction of systemic inflammation were obtained from a previous study, where the experimental protocol had been preapproved by the ethical committee of the Large Animal Teaching Hospital of University of Copenhagen and by the Danish Animal Experiments Inspectorate (permit 2011/561–1996). The animal experiment was carried out according to the Danish Animal Testing Act and EU Directive 2010/63/EU for animal experiments.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.