Funding for this research was provided by:
Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Health Research Institute, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences (OG-9740)
Received: 17 January 2023
Accepted: 25 April 2023
First Online: 5 May 2023
: This research was conducted according to the Helsinki Declaration. The study was approved by the Research Ethics Committee (REC) of the Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Scieces, Ahvaz, Iran, and the necessary permission was granted for samples collection (IR.AJUMS.REC.1397.829).
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: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.