Alexis Rodriguez, Lauren Yokomizo, Megan Christofferson, Danielle Barnes, Nasim Khavari, K T Park, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States
Alexis Rodriguez, Megan Christofferson, Danielle Barnes, Nasim Khavari, K T Park, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States
Author contributions: Rodriguez A and Yokomizo L contributed equally to this work; Park KT conceptualized the study; Rodriguez A, Yokomizo L, Christofferson M, Barnes D, Khavari N and Park KT participated in sample analysis and assisted in the logistics of the study; Rodriguez A, Yokomizo L and Park KT participated in the statistical analysis, wrote the manuscript and approved the final manuscript draft; Christofferson M, Barnes D and Khavari N edited and approved the final manuscript draft.
Institutional review board statement: This study had IRB approval from Stanford University.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent and assent forms were obtained prior to patient enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: KT Park has served as consultant for Inova Diagnostics and received research support from BUHL MANN Laboratories.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: K T Park, MD, MS, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University, 750 Welch Road, Ste 116, Stanford, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States. email@example.com
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Received: May 25, 2016
Peer-review started: May 27, 2016
First decision: July 22, 2016
Revised: December 21, 2016
Accepted: January 16, 2017
Article in press: January 18, 2017
Published online: May 6, 2017