Author contributions: All authors revised the final manuscript. All authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.
Research funding: The UF-5000 instrument and its reagents were supplied by Sysmex. All other expenses were held by the Department of Clinical Microbiology, the Emergency Department and the Department of Biochemistry and Immunology at Lillebaelt Hospital.
Employment or leadership: None declared.
Honorarium: None declared.
Competing interests: Sysmex played no role in the study design, the collection, analysis or interpretation of data, in the writing of this report or in the decision to submit the report for publication.
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