Funding for this research was provided by:
Southern African Consortium for Research Excellence (PKID)
Received: 23 October 2017
Accepted: 22 January 2018
First Online: 31 January 2018
: The corresponding author is a paediatrician with interest in Paediatric Nephrology.
: The study was approved by the College of Medicine Research and Ethics Committee (COMREC) in Malawi (P.04/12/1202). Written informed consent was obtained from parents or guardians in the local language (Chichewa). Literate primary caregivers signed consent, whereas, illiterate consenting participants used right thumbprint as signature. Material transfer agreement was granted by COMREC for the transfer of laboratory specimen to England.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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