About the Authors

Jaume Ordi, Cleofé Romagosa, Josep A Bombí
Department of Pathology Hospital Clinic, Universitat de Barcelona, Institut d'investigacions biomèdiques August Pi I Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, Spain

Jaume Ordi, Pedro L Alonso, Clara Menéndez
Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB), Hospital Clinic/Universitat de Barcelona, IDIBAPS, Barcelona, Spain

Mamudo R Ismail, Carla Carrilho
Department of Pathology, Maputo Central Hospital, Universidad Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique

Cleofé Romagosa, Pedro L Alonso, Clara Menéndez
Manhiça Health Research Center (CISM), Manhiça, Mozambique

Nafissa Osman, Fernanda Machungo
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Central de Maputo, Universidad Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique

Juan Balasch
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Corresponding Author

jordi@clinic.ub.es

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JO, MRI, JAB, JB, and CM designed the experiments/the study. MRI, CR, NO, and CM enrolled patients. MRI, CC CR, NO, and FM collected data or did experiments for the study. JO, MRI, CR, NO, FM, JAB, and JB analyzed the data. JO and CM wrote the first draft of the paper. MRI, CC, CR, NO, JAB, JB, PLA, and CM contributed to writing the paper.