About the Authors

Iya Eze Bassey

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft

iyantui@yahoo.com

Affiliation Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

Rebecca Mtaku Gali

Contributed equally to this work with: Rebecca Mtaku Gali, Alphonsus Ekpe Udoh

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Medical Laboratory Science, College of Medical sciences, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria

Alphonsus Ekpe Udoh

Contributed equally to this work with: Rebecca Mtaku Gali, Alphonsus Ekpe Udoh

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences, College of Medical Sciences, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.