About the Authors

Mamadou O. Traore, Konimba Doumbia, Soula F. Goita, Kalifa Mounkoro
Direction Nationale de la Santé, Bamako, Mali

Moussa D. Sarr, Alioune Badji, Lamine Diawara, Amadou F. Seck, Seyni Toure
Ministere de la Santé et de la Prévention, Dakar, Senegal

Yiriba Bissan, Laurent Toe
Multi-disease Surveillance Centre, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Lassana Konate
University Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal

Jan H. F. Remme
Ornex, France

Corresponding Author

Hansremme@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MOT YB LD LK LT JHFR. Performed the experiments: MOT MDS AB YB KD SFG LK KM AFS LT ST. Analyzed the data: MOT MDS AB YB KD LD SFG LK KM AFS LT ST JHFR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LT JHFR. Wrote the paper: MOT MDS YB LK LT JHFR.