Received: 9 July 2020
Accepted: 29 October 2020
First Online: 10 November 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Due to the retrospective nature of this study on remaining fractions of previously collected samples for diagnostic purposes, the need for informed consent was waived.
: Not applicable.
: AS received non-financial support from Gilead Sciences and Pfizer and served as a consultant for Gilead Sciences. BR declares research grants from Gilead and travel support from Gilead. Payments for advisory board participation for Pfizer, Gilead, MSD, F2G. All outside the context of the submitted work. JM has received grant support from Bio-Rad Laboratories, Merck Sharp and Dohme, Gilead Sciences, Pfizer and Schering-Plough; has been an advisor/consultant for Bio-Rad Laboratories, Fujisawa Healthcare, Gilead Sciences, Merck Sharp and Dohme, Nektar Therapeutics, Pfizer, Schering-Plough, Cidara, Scynexis and F2G; and has been on the speakers' bureau for Bio-Rad Laboratories, Fujisawa Healthcare, Gilead Sciences, Merck Sharp and Dohme, Pfizer, Schering-Plough, Cidara and F2G. JW declares research grants from MSD/Pfizer and travel support and speakers' fee from Gilead/MSD/Pfizer, all outside the context of the submitted work. TM received an unrestricted research grant from Gilead Sciences, served as a consultant for Gilead Sciences, Pfizer and Celgene, and received non-financial support from MSD/Merck, Gilead Sciences, Pfizer, OLM Diagnostics, IMMY and FUJIFILM Wako. AD, MH and VV have no conflicts to declare.