Funding for this research was provided by:
Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research, University of Ghana
Received: 12 November 2021
Accepted: 11 April 2022
First Online: 22 April 2022
: Approvals to conduct the study were obtained from the Ethical and Institutional Review Boards at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, College of Health Sciences and Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research after the latter had approved the scientific content through the Scientific and Technical Committee (STC). Consent to participate in the study was sought from the participants before enrolment. We confirm that the manuscript has been read and approved by all named authors and that there are no other persons who satisfied the criteria for authorship but are not listed. We further confirm that the order of authors listed in the manuscript has been approved by all of us.
: This manuscript does not contain any individual person’s data in any form that has not been consented or referenced.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interest.