Funding for this research was provided by:
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (Cl112/15-1)
Wellcome Trust (H3A/18/004)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-01-30
Received: 12 September 2019
Accepted: 20 January 2020
First Online: 30 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval of protocols was obtained from the Ministry of Health and Uganda National Council of Science and Technology (Ethical approval No. HS 729), Uganda and the ethics committee of University of Heidelberg, Germany. All the patients recruited into the study received written and verbal consent to information explaining the purpose of the study. The ethical consent forms were written in English and translated to the local Kumam language. For the children and adolescent participants (below 18 years), parents or guardians informed consent on their behalf.
: The study participants consented to publishing of the information from the samples they provided.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.