About the Authors

Farzana Afroze

Affiliation Nutrition & Clinical Services Division (NCSD), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tahmeed Ahmed

Affiliation Nutrition & Clinical Services Division (NCSD), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Monira Sarmin

Affiliation Nutrition & Clinical Services Division (NCSD), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Abu SMSB Shahid

Affiliation Nutrition & Clinical Services Division (NCSD), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh

K. M. Shahunja

Affiliation Nutrition & Clinical Services Division (NCSD), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Lubaba Shahrin

Affiliation Nutrition & Clinical Services Division (NCSD), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Mohammod Jobayer Chisti

chisti@icddrb.org

Affiliation Nutrition & Clinical Services Division (NCSD), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: FA TA MS ASMSBS KMS LS MJC. Data curation: FA TA MS ASMSBS KMS LS MJC. Formal analysis: FA TA MS ASMSBS KMS LS MJC. Investigation: FA. Methodology: FA TA MS ASMSBS KMS LS MJC. Project administration: FA TA MS ASMSBS KMS LS MJC. Resources: FA MJC. Software: FA. Supervision: MJC. Validation: FA TA MJC. Visualization: FA MJC. Writing – original draft: FA TA MS ASMSBS KMS LS MJC. Writing – review & editing: FA TA MS ASMSBS KMS LS MJC.