About the Authors

Kifaya Azmi, Abedelmajeed Nasereddin, Suheir Ereqat, Ziad Abdeen
Al-Quds Nutrition and Health Research Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Quds University, Abu-Deis, West Bank, Palestine

Kifaya Azmi, Gabriele Schonian
Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charité University Medicine Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Lionel F. Schnur
Kuvin Centre for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, IMRIC, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel

Corresponding Author

Kifaya_alkam@yahoo.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KA ZA. Performed the experiments: KA AN. Analyzed the data: KA AN. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ZA AN SE KA. Wrote the paper: KA GS LFS.