About the Authors

Niren Ray Maharaj

Affiliations Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, Discipline of Medical Biochemistry, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Alisa Phulukdaree

Current address: Department of Physiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Savania Nagiah

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Prithiksha Ramkaran

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Charlette Tiloke

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Anil Amichund Chuturgoon

chutur@ukzn.ac.za

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: AAC NRM. Data curation: NRM AAC SN. Formal analysis: AP SN PR CT. Funding acquisition: NRM AAC. Methodology: AAC NRM AP SN PR CT. Project administration: AAC. Supervision: AAC. Validation: AP. Writing – original draft: NRM AAC. Writing – review & editing: AAC.