About the Authors

Ziauddin Khan

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

zkhan@hsc.edu.kw

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait

Suhail Ahmad

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait

Noura Al-Sweih

Roles Conceptualization, Resources, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait

Leena Joseph

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait

Wadha Alfouzan

Roles Data curation, Validation, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait

Mohammad Asadzadeh

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – original draft

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.