About the Authors

Eliford Ngaimisi

Contributed equally to this work with: Eliford Ngaimisi, Abiy Habtewold

Affiliations Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Unit of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Abiy Habtewold

Contributed equally to this work with: Eliford Ngaimisi, Abiy Habtewold

Affiliations Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Omary Minzi

Affiliation Unit of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Eyasu Makonnen

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Sabina Mugusi

Affiliations Venhälsan, Karolinska Institutet, Södersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili National Hospital, Dar es Salaam Tanzania

Wondwossen Amogne

Affiliations Department of Medicine, Unit of Infectious Diseases, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, Sweden, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Getnet Yimer

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Klaus-Dieter Riedel

Affiliation Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacoepidemiology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Mohammed Janabi

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Getachew Aderaye

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Ferdinand Mugusi

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Leif Bertilsson

Affiliation Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Eleni Aklillu

Eleni.Aklillu@ki.se

These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Juergen Burhenne

These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacoepidemiology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EA JB EM OM AH EN SM WA LB FM GY MJ LB. Performed the experiments: EA JB AH EN SM WA GA KDR. Analyzed the data: EA EN AH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EA JB. Wrote the paper: EA EN AH.