About the Authors

Bineyam Taye, Asaye Birhanu, Kassu Desta, Aster Tsegaye
School of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Bineyam Taye
School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Bereket Alemayehu
Wolaita Sodo University, Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia

Sisay Addisu
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Beyene Petros
Faculty of Biological Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Gail Davey
Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Brighton, Sussex, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

bineymt@gmail.com

Competing Interests

All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest associated with the publication of this manuscript.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BT BA AB SA KD AT GD BP. Performed the experiments: BT BA AB SA KD. Analyzed the data: BT BA KD AT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BT BA AB KD. Wrote the paper: BT BA AB AT KD GD BP.