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About the article
Published Online: 2017-07-29
Published in Print: 2018-01-26
Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.
Research funding: Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc., Euro-Diagnostica AB, Euroimmun, Medipan/Generic assays GmbH, INOVA Diagnostics, Orgentec, and Thermo Fisher Scientific provided reagents to perform the study.
Employment or leadership: X.B. has received speaker fees from Thermo Fisher and INOVA, has been a consultant for INOVA and has received a research grant from Thermo Fisher. E.C. has received lecture fees from Bio-Rad Lab, Inova Diagnostics and Thermo Fisher.
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.