We thank the laboratory technicians of the Laboratory Hematology Unit of the Pathology Department of Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto, Conceição Valente and Luísa Lage, for their valuable technical support. We also thank the clinical and technical staff of Department of Clinical Hematology of Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra for their assistance performing molecular testing.
Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.
Research funding: None declared.
Employment or leadership: None declared.
Honorarium: None declared.
Competing interests: The funding organization(s) played no role in the study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the report for publication.
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