*Institute of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Av. Prof. Egas Moniz, Edifício Egas Moniz, Piso 0, Ala C, 1649-028 Lisbon, Portugal; †Public Institute for Regional Management of Health and Social Affaires, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal; and ‡Clinical Pathology Laboratory, General Hospital, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.
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