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This research was supported in part by grants from The National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, a New South Wales Health Research and Development Infrastructure grant and St Vincent's Clinic Foundation grant. David A. Brown is supported by an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship. David A. Brown and Samuel N. Breit are co-inventors on patents filed by St Vincent's Hospital, which pertain to the use of a serum-based assay for use in the fields of cancer and inflammatory disease. Other authors declare no conflict of interest.