Received: 10 May 2018
Accepted: 16 July 2019
First Online: 24 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Ethical Clearance Committee of the Department of Biology, Addis Ababa University with the number GSR/0700/01. After explaining the study objectives in their own local language, written consent form was signed by the study participants and guardians or parents of children (younger than 18 years old). Individuals diagnosed positive for malaria and/or intestinal helminthiases were treated free of charge according to the Federal Ministry of Health treatment guidelines.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.