Funding for this research was provided by:
Norges Forskningsråd (179342 and 192534)
Universitetet i Bergen (salaries)
St John's Research Institute (salaries and lab support)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-01-31
Received: 24 October 2019
Accepted: 15 January 2020
First Online: 31 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by the institutional ethical review board of the St John’s National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore, an independent Ethics Committee contracted by Aeras, USA, and the Ministry of Health Screening Committee, Government of India (No. 5/8/9/60/2006-ECD-I dt. 10.11.2006). Participants (parents/caretakers) gave written consent for enrolment. Also, ethical approval was obtained (Ref no: <b>2018/1614 D)</b> from the Regional Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics, Western-Norway (REK Vest)<b>.</b>
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.