About the Authors

Erum Khan

erum.khan@aku.edu

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Mehreen Kisat

Affiliation Medical College, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Nabil Khan

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Amna Nasir

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Salma Ayub

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Rumina Hasan

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EK RH. Performed the experiments: EK NK AN SA. Analyzed the data: MK. Wrote the paper: MK. Reviewed the final manuscript: EK. Approved the final manuscript: RH.