Funding for this research was provided by:
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Grants-in-Aid 24659797, Grants-in-Aid 15H05684)
Received: 25 September 2018
Accepted: 27 December 2018
First Online: 14 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This single-center observational study was approved by the Ethics Committee of Kagoshima University.
: Not applicable.
: The ELISA for histone H3 is a product in development for Shino-Test Corporation where SY is employed. IM holds an endowed chair at Kagoshima University and received a research fund from Shino-Test Corporation. The fund is for academic promotion and is not directly related to the present study. The remaining authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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