Funding for this research was provided by:
Uehara Memorial Foundation
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (16KK0206, 16K19580)
Wellcome Trust (WT100291MA)
Medical Research Council (MR/K019090/1)
Friends of Leukemia Research Fund
Imperial National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre
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Received: 24 March 2018
Accepted: 29 June 2018
First Online: 18 July 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Patients attended the National Centre for Human Retrovirology (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary’s Hospital, London) and donated blood samples, after giving written informed consent in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki, to the Communicable Diseases Research Tissue Bank, approved by the UK National Research Ethics Service (NRES: ref. 15/SC/0089).
: Not applicable.
: L.B.M.C. has acted as a consultant for Kyowa Hakko Kirin. The remaining authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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