Received: 4 March 2021
Accepted: 28 July 2021
First Online: 7 August 2021
: The study was reviewed and approved by Addis Ababa University (AAU), college of Health Sciences, School of pharmacy ethical review board with a formal letter (ERB/SOP/38/10/2017). Using this formal letter, we communicated to the Hiwot Fana Specialized University Hospital, and the Harari Health Research center and Regional Laboratory to obtain permission and facilitation of the study.
: Written informed consent from participants was taken. Information such as sample collection procedure, potential risk, and benefit of the study was explained to the study participants during the data collection. Any information obtained from the participants was kept confidential and the specimens collected from them were used only for an intended study purpose. All procedures were carried out in accordance with Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) guideline [CitationRef removed, CitationRef removed].
: The authors declare no competing interests.