Received: 18 October 2019
Accepted: 29 November 2019
First Online: 11 December 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Al-Quds Public Health Society under IRB application number 013/16. All procedures involving human participants were carried out according to the ethical standards of the Institutional Research Committee. Ethical considerations were addressed by referring positive individuals to Ministry of Health clinics for treatment and follow-up. The objective of the study was explained to heads of household in the study area. Written consent forms were signed by heads of households or guardians of children before fecal samples were collected.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that there were no competing interests.