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Competing Interests

There are no competing interests for any author.

Author Contributions

Paul Walsh conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper.

Teri Veith conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data.

Carolina Rodriguez performed the experiments.

Rogelio Molina performed the experiments.

Nicole Lona performed the experiments.

Emnet Habebo performed the experiments.

Enrique Caldera performed the experiments.

Cynthia Garcia performed the experiments.

Gregory Veazy performed the experiments.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Kern Medical Center. Approval 0826

Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Kern Medical Center IRB

Grant Disclosures

The following grant information was disclosed by the authors:

Award Number 5K12HL108964-02

Funding

This work was supported by Award Number 5K12HL108964-02 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes for Health and by The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research Foundation, Long Beach, CA. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute or the National Institutes of Health or The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Research Foundation. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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