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Reference values for plasma neurofilament light chain in healthy Chinese children

Jianing Jin , Yiqin Cui , Yi Hong , Dongming Zhou , Ni He , Zhifeng Mao and Shanshan Mao EMAIL logo

Corresponding author: Shanshan Mao, MD, Department of Neurology, The Children’s Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, National Clinical Research Center for Child Health, 3333 Binsheng Rd, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, 310052, P.R. China, E-mail:
Jianing Jin and Yiqin Cui contributed equally to this work.

Funding source: National Natural Science Foundation of China 10.13039/501100001809

Award Identifier / Grant number: 81741076

Award Identifier / Grant number: 81801490


We thank Weina Jin and Jingshan Chen for the contribution on the study design.

  1. Research funding: This work is supported by National Natural Science Foundation (81801490 & 81741076).

  2. Author contributions: All authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this manuscript and approved its submission.

  3. Competing interests: Authors state no conflict of interest.

  4. Informed consent: Informed consent was obtained from all individuals included in this study.

  5. Ethical approval: This study was approved by the Ethics Committee of Children’s Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine (2020-IRB-186).


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Received: 2021-07-16
Accepted: 2021-07-27
Published Online: 2021-08-27
Published in Print: 2022-01-26

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