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Published Online: 2018-07-31
Research funding: This was a self-funded research using department’s own source of funds. No grant number applied.
Conflict of interest: The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest. Roche Diagnostics (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. provided the Elecsys HE4 and CA 125 II reagent kits for the purpose of this research project. However, the company had no involvement or input in the study design, data collection, statistical analysis, data interpretation or preparation of manuscript. None of the authors received any form of personal gifts or compensation from Roche Diagnostics (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
Informed consent: Informed consent has been obtained from all participants.
Ethical approval: The research related to human use complies with all the relevant national regulations and institutional policies, was performed in accordance with the tenets of the Helsinki Declaration. This study had been registered to National Medical Research Register (under Ministry of Health Malaysia) and ethical approval for this research was obtained from Medical Research and Ethics Committee, Ministry of Health Malaysia. The Research Identification Number given was NMRR-13-380-15355.
Submission declaration: This study had been presented at the 5th Scientific Meeting of Obstetrics and Gynaecology UKM Medical Centre and the 24th Congress of the Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Malaysia on 9th April 2016 and 3rd June 2016, respectively.