Funding for this research was provided by:
European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases
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Received: 15 May 2019
Accepted: 4 November 2019
First Online: 16 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the relevant committees at the Botswana Ministry of Health Botswana, the University of British Columbia, Princess Marina Hospital, the University of Pennsylvania, and McMaster University. Written informed consent was obtained from a legal guardian for collection of the nasopharyngeal samples and clinical data.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests. MSa is an associate editor of BMC Pediatrics.