Funding for this research was provided by:
Butare University Teaching Hospital
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Received: 12 July 2018
Accepted: 20 August 2018
First Online: 30 August 2018
: JDK: Attending physician at CHUK. Currently undertaking a Research Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, USA. CH: Vanier Scholar and PhD Candidate, School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, CP: Associate Professor of Medicine, University Hospital of Brooklyn, New York, USA, CN: Attending physician at CHUB, VD: Attending physician at CHUK, Academic Head of Medicine, University of Rwanda, JN: Senior anesthesiologist at CHUB, FN: Gastroenterologist at CHUK, DH: Emeritus Professor of Medicine at University of Utah, School of Medicine, CB: Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology, University of Rwanda. TW: Former Chief of Gastroenterology Unit at CHUB, Clinical Dean, Calvary Mater Newcastle, Australia.
: The University of Rwanda’s Institutional Review Board approved the study (CMHS/IRB/65/2015) and the trial was registered with The Pan African Clinical Trials Registry (Clinical Trials: PACTR201804003257400). All patients gave written informed consent after counseling about the study and its potential risks and benefits.
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