About the Authors

Shu-Yu Wu

Affiliation Institute of Aerospace and Undersea Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Min-Hui Li

Affiliation Institute of Aerospace and Undersea Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Fu-Chang Ko

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Taoyuan Armed Forces General Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Geng-Chin Wu

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Taoyuan Armed Forces General Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Kun-Lun Huang

Contributed equally to this work with: Kun-Lun Huang, Shi-Jye Chu

Affiliation Institute of Aerospace and Undersea Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Shi-Jye Chu

Contributed equally to this work with: Kun-Lun Huang, Shi-Jye Chu

d1204812@mail.ndmctsh.edu.tw

Affiliations Department of Internal Medicine, Taoyuan Armed Forces General Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Department of Internal Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SYW MHL KLH. Performed the experiments: SYW. Analyzed the data: KLH SJC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FCK GCW. Wrote the manuscript: KLH SJC.