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About the article
Published Online: 2017-02-23
Published in Print: 2017-03-01
Research funding: This study was supported by project APVV-0571-12 and project UGA VIII/28/2016. The authors thank Michaela Földesiova for her excellent technical assistance. Conflict of interest statement: The authors state no conflict of interest. Informed consent: Participation was voluntary and there was a possibility to withdraw participation at any time during the study. The legal representatives of all children gave written informed consent before the study to provide samples of urine, to complete questionnaires and to allow the researchers to take measurements and also to process their personal records and data. Ethical approval: The research related to human use complied with all the relevant national regulations and institutional policies and was performed in accordance to the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki. The study received an approval from the Institutional Review Board of the Slovak Medical University.