About the Authors

Teshale Seboxa

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

Wondwossen Amogne

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

Workeabeba Abebe

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tewodros Tsegaye

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

Aklilu Azazh

Affiliation Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Workagegnehu Hailu

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

Kebede Fufa

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Black Lion Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Nils Grude

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tönsberg, Norway

Thor-Henrik Henriksen

thor-henrik.henriksen@siv.no

Affiliations Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Medical Department, Vestfold Hospital Trust, Tönsberg, Norway

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TS NG THH. Performed the experiments: TS KF. Analyzed the data: W. Amogne THH WH NG W. Abebe TT KF AA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NG THH KF. Wrote the paper: W. Amogne THH WH NG W. Abebe TT KF AA.