About the Authors

Mohammed Abdelfatah Alhoot

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Seok Mui Wang

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Shamala Devi Sekaran

shamalamy@yahoo.com

Affiliation Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MAA SDS. Performed the experiments: MAA SMW. Analyzed the data: MAA SMW SDS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SDS. Wrote the paper: MAA SMW SDS.