Funding for this research was provided by:
Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Health Research Institute, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences (OG-9930)
Received: 10 April 2022
Accepted: 21 June 2022
First Online: 4 July 2022
: The ethical approval statement for this study was obtained from the Research Ethics Committee of the Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran (IR.AJUMS.REC.1399.183). Moreover, patients whose samples are sent to the reference laboratory routinely express their written informed consent to use their samples for research purposes as well.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.