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Contributors FD and SM designed and supervised the research and wrote the paper. ELP performed the experiments, analysed the data and wrote the manuscript. AMC and MDS selected and processed the samples and performed the experiments.
Funding This work was supported by grants from the Italian Ministry of Health, Grant No. GR 2016-02364931 to SM and from the Ministry of Education and Research, PRIN 2017-2017M8YMR8_001 to FD.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient and public involvement Patients and/or the public were not involved in the design, conduct, reporting or dissemination plans of this research.
Patient consent for publication Not required.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
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