Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
Acknowledgement: The authors gratefully acknowledge the E-DETECT TB (709624) project which has received funding from the European Union’s Health Programme (2014–2020). The views expressed here are the authors only and are their sole responsibility; it cannot be considered to reflect the views of the European Commission and/or the Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency or any other body of the EU.
Support statement: The E-DETECT TB project has received funding from the European Commission Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (grant number: 709624). I. Abubakar acknowledges support from the UK National Institute for Health Research (SRF-2011-04-001) and (NF-SI-0616-10037), and grants from European Commission to undertake the project reported in this manuscript. Delft Imaging was a co-applicant on the EU grant that supported the project which required all partners to co-fund their contribution. The company was not involved in this study. Funding information for this article has been deposited with the Crossref Funder Registry.
Conflict of interest: G. de Vries has nothing to disclose. D. Gainaru has nothing to disclose. S. Keizer has nothing to disclose. B. Mahler has nothing to disclose. I. Radulescu has nothing to disclose. M. Zamfirescu has nothing to disclose. I. Abubakar reports grants from European Commission (E-DETECT TB grant co-funding to UCL from the European Commission) and UK National Institute for Health Research (SRF-2011-04-001 and NF-SI-0616-10037), during the conduct of the study.