Funding for this research was provided by:
Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca (PRIN no. 2010JS3PMZ)
Received: 8 December 2021
Accepted: 18 February 2022
First Online: 11 March 2022
: The trial was approved by the Ethics Committee of the University of Chieti, and the Norwegian ethical committee approved the import of blood for laboratory assessments in Norway. Each patient provided written informed consent.
: All the authors gave their consent to publication.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.