Funding for this research was provided by:
Department of Science and Technology, Government of India (SR/WOS-A/LS-1205/2014 (G) dt. 01.07.2015)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2020-02-27
Received: 29 September 2019
Accepted: 17 February 2020
First Online: 27 February 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was obtained from the Institutional Human Ethics Committee, Mizoram University, Aizawl, for laboratory work in Mizoram (No. MZU/IHEC/2019/005). Samples were collected after getting consent from the patients (and guardians) and for patients less than 10 years of age, consent was obtained from their guardians (parents).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.