Received: 4 February 2020
Accepted: 25 September 2020
First Online: 19 November 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical clearance and approval of the study was sought from the institution review board (IRB) of the School of Biomedical Science (SoB) of Makerere College of Health Sciences (MakHS). A reference number HDR-IRB-605 for the study was provided. Written consent to use the specimens of the patients included in this study was obtained from the chairperson of the IRB. The consent requires maintaining maximum confidentiality for the information of the patients whose specimens were used for the research as per guidelines for research stipulated by the institution which conform with the international guidelines for research including those of the Helsinki Declaration.
: All authors have no competing interests related to this work to be disclosed.
: Consent for publication of the patients’ clinical information and pathologic findings was obtained from the patients.