Funding for this research was provided by:
Saint Joseph University
Received: 27 July 2018
Accepted: 11 January 2019
First Online: 21 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Approval to conduct the study was obtained from the Ethics Committee of Saint Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon (Reference: FM327). All patients, parents or legal guardians signed an informed consent for participation and sample collection.
: All patients, parents or legal guardians signed an informed consent for data publication.
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