About the Authors

Ali Wadal

Affiliation The Mycetoma Research Center, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan

Tusneem Ahmed Elhassan

Affiliation King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Hajer Ahmed Zein

Affiliation The Mycetoma Research Center, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan

Manar Elsheikh Abdel-Rahman

Affiliation Faculty of Mathematical Sciences, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan

Ahmed Hassan Fahal

ahfahal@hotmail.com, ahfahal@uofk.edu

Affiliation The Mycetoma Research Center, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AW TAE HAZ AHF. Performed the experiments: AW TAE HAZ MEAR AHF. Analyzed the data: AW TAE HAZ MEAR AHF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AW TAE HAZ MEAR AHF. Wrote the paper: AW TAE HAZ MEAR AHF.