About the Authors

Lealem Gedefaw

lealew07@gmail.com

Affiliation Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Pathology, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Ethiopia

Tilahun Yemane

Affiliation Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Pathology, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Ethiopia

Zewdineh Sahlemariam

Affiliation Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Pathology, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Ethiopia

Daniel Yilma

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, College of Public Health and Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Ethiopia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LG TY ZS DY. Performed the experiments: LG. Analyzed the data: LG. Wrote the paper: LG TY ZS DY.