Received: 20 October 2020
Accepted: 22 December 2020
First Online: 7 January 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The blood samples were obtained from male and female patients admitted to the Tehsil Headquarter Hospital, Safdarabad and The Best Hospital, Faisalabad after receiving either verbal or written consent. Since some persons were illiterate so a verbal consent was preferred in those cases. The use of these blood samples for analysis and research and exemption of written consent from illiterate persons, were approved from Ethical Review Board, Government College University, Faisalabad with Reference No. GCUF/ERB/132.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.