Funding for this research was provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (K01HL145354)
Received: 22 October 2019
Accepted: 18 September 2020
First Online: 15 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Human plasma was obtained from blood donors after informed consent at the Department of Transfusion Medicine, Hospital de Clínicas, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República, Uruguay. The procedures were in accordance with the Helsinki’s Declaration (World Medical Association. CitationRef removed). The research protocol was approved by the Institutional Committee. Each blood donor was informed of their right to refuse, the relevance of the investigation and the privacy (identity protection) assured, while an informed consent form was signed by each donor.
: All authors have read and approved the manuscript.
: The authors declare no conflicts of interest with the contents of this article.