Funding for this research was provided by:
South African Medical Research Council
DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Biomedical Tuberculosis Research
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Received: 23 March 2018
Accepted: 5 July 2018
First Online: 12 July 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The ethics committee of the faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of Stellenbosch University (Cape Town, South Africa) approved the study PBMC isolation protocol (S17/10/211). The blood donor signed a written consent form.
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