About the Authors

Mvitu-Muaka Moise
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, The Republic of Congo

Longo-Mbenza Benjamin
Faculty of Health Sciences, Walter Sisulu University, Mthatha, South Africa

Mokondjimobe Etienne, Gombet Thierry
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Marien Ngouabi, Brazzaville, The Republic of Congo

Kibokela Ndembe Dalida
Department of Neuropsychiatry, University of Kinshasa, The Republic of Congo

Tulomba Mona Doris
Biostatistics Unit, Lomo Medical Center and Heart of Africa Center of Cardiology, Kinshasa, The Republic of Congo

Wayiza Masamba Samy
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Walter Sisulu University, Mthatha, South Africa

Corresponding Author

longombenza@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MMM LMB. Performed the experiments: LMB WM. Analyzed the data: LMB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KND TMD ME GT. Wrote the paper: LMB MMM.