lectures in this field and getting brilliant feedback by the participants, we decided to publish a paper discussing this topic in detail. The peer-review process: importance and reasons As the quality and validity of scientific manuscripts are some of the
Authors:Luis Francisco Sánchez-Anguiano, Nadia Velázquez-Hernández, Fernando Martín Guerra-Infante, Marisela Aguilar-Durán, Alma Rosa Pérez-Álamos, Sergio Estrada-Martínez, José Antonio Navarrete-Flores, Ada Agustina Sandoval-Carrillo, Elizabeth Irasema Antuna-Salcido, Jesús Hernández-Tinoco, and Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel
This study was financially supported by Juarez University of Durango State, Mexico.
LFSA and NVH conceived the study protocol, performed the data analysis, and wrote the manuscript
Authors:Ralf Ignatius, Christiane Berg, Chris Weiland, Angela Darmer, Thilo Wenzel, Marion Lorenz, Jörg Fuhrmann, and Michael Müller
TW performed the experiments; RI and ML analysed the data; RI drafted the manuscript; all authors read and approved the final version of the manuscript.
Conflict of Interest
ML is employee of R-Biopharm; the other authors
Authors:Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel, Ángel Osvaldo Alvarado-Félix, and Gustavo Alexis Alvarado-Félix
was financially supported by Juárez University of Durango State.
CAE designed the study protocol, performed the laboratory tests and data analysis, and wrote the manuscript. AOAF and GAAF performed the
Authors:Sara M. Van Bonn, Sebastian P. Schraven, Tobias Schuldt, Markus M. Heimesaat, Robert Mlynski, and Philipp C. Warnke
sources None. Authors' contributions SVB analysed and interpreted the patient data and was a major contributor in writing the manuscript. PW performed the microbiological examination and draughted the manuscript. MMH provided constructive advice to the
Authors:Oreva Ogbor, Abraham Ajayi, Andreas E. Zautner, and Stella I. Smith
manuscript, and S.I.S. and A.E.Z. reviewed and edited the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.
Conflicts of Interest
The authors declare no conflict of interest.
Authors:Cosme Alvarado-Esquivel, Luis Francisco Sánchez-Anguiano, Jesús Hernández-Tinoco, Agar Ramos-Nevarez, Sergio Estrada-Martínez, Sandra Margarita Cerrillo-Soto, Miriam Alejandra Mijarez-Hernández, Carlos Alberto Guido-Arreola, Alma Rosa Pérez-Álamos, Isabel Beristain-Garcia, and Elizabeth Rábago-Sánchez
CAE designed the study protocol, performed the laboratory analyses, analyzed the data, and wrote the manuscript. ARN, SMCS, MAMH, CAGA, and IBG obtained the blood samples and submitted the questionnaires to obtain the
Authors:Andreas Enz, Annett Klinder, Hannah Mittelmeier, Günther Kundt, Wolfram Mittelmeier, and Sarah Zaatreh
, and AK drafted the manuscript; all authors reviewed and accepted the final version of the manuscript.
Conflict of Interests
The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
Authors:Carlo Pazzini, Parviz Ahmad-Nejad, and Beniam Ghebremedhin
declare that they did not have any funding source or grant to support their research work.
CP and BG proposed, designed, and carried out the study, performed data analysis, and drafted the manuscript. PAN
collection and laboratory analyses. R.S. and S.J.L. managed the literature searches, performed the statistical analysis, wrote the protocol, and wrote the first draft of the manuscript. Both authors read and approved the final manuscript