Funding for this research was provided by:
Sub-Saharan African Network for TB/HIV Research Excellence (SANTHE), a DELTAS Africa Initiative (DEL-15-006)
Fogarty International Center and National Institute of Mental Health (D43 TW010543)
Received: 10 July 2019
Accepted: 26 September 2019
First Online: 22 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the Health Research and Development Committee (HRDC) at the Ministry of Health and Wellness (HPDME 13/18/1 X (897). Permission to access raw data was granted by the ethics committee of the university of Botswana and Princess Marina hospital. All participants consented prior to participation in the study.
: Not applicable.
: SM is an editorial board member for BMC Infectious disease. The remaining authors declare no conflict of interest.