Funding for this research was provided by:
National Science and Technology Program during the 13th Five-year Plan Period (2018ZX10103001-003-012)
National Science and Technology Program during the Twelfth Five-year Plan Period (2013ZX10003002-001)
Major Research Plan (81670014)
the project of Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center (KY-GW-2017-10)
Received: 6 January 2020
Accepted: 24 March 2020
First Online: 16 April 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study obtained approval from the Ethics Committee of National Institute for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The patients with tuberculosis included in the present research were given a Subject information sheet and they all gave written informed consent to participate in the study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.