About the Authors

Azuka Patrick Okwuraiwe

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

azukaokwu@yahoo.com, apokwuraiwe@nimr.gov.ng

Affiliation Centre for Human Virology and Genomics, Microbiology Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Chika Kingsley Onwuamah

Roles Methodology, Supervision, Validation

Affiliation Centre for Human Virology and Genomics, Microbiology Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Joseph Ojonugwa Shaibu

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Centre for Human Virology and Genomics, Microbiology Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Samuel Olufemi Amoo

Roles Data curation, Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Centre for Human Virology and Genomics, Microbiology Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Fehintola Anthonia Ige

Roles Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Centre for Human Virology and Genomics, Microbiology Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Ayorinde Babatunde James

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Biochemistry Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Leona Chika Okoli

Roles Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Centre for Human Virology and Genomics, Microbiology Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Abul-Rahman Ahmed

Roles Investigation, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Centre for Human Virology and Genomics, Microbiology Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria

Jamda Ponmak

Roles Investigation, Writing – original draft

Affiliations Centre for Human Virology and Genomics, Microbiology Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria, Federal College of Veterinary and Medical Laboratory Technology, Vom, Plateau State, Nigeria

Judith O. Sokei

Roles Investigation, Methodology

Affiliation Centre for Human Virology and Genomics, Microbiology Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Sulaimon Akanmu

Roles Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Haematology, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria

Babatunde Lawal Salako

Roles Funding acquisition, Project administration, Resources, Supervision

Affiliation Clinical Sciences Division, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Rosemary Ajuma Audu

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Centre for Human Virology and Genomics, Microbiology Department, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.