About the Authors

Anahid Izzat Ibrahim

Affiliation Faculty of Medical Laboratory Sciences - University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan

Ahmed Mohammed El Hassan

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

Ahmed Fahal

ahfahal@hotmail.com

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

Wendy W. van de Sande

Affiliation Erasmus MC, Department of Medical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AII AMEH AHF WWVS. Performed the experiments: AII AMEH AHF. Analyzed the data: AII AMEH AHF WWVS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AII AMEH AHF WWVS. Wrote the paper: AII AMEH AHF WWVS.