Funding for this research was provided by:
Japanese Agency for Medical Research and Development and University of Ghana Research Funds (JP18fm0108010)
Received: 30 April 2019
Accepted: 7 June 2019
First Online: 11 June 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was approved by both Institutional review Committees of the College of health Sciences, University of Ghana and Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research. A written consent was obtained from adults or guardian of patients less than 18 years old before inclusion. All study participants were assigned with unique identification number throughout the study.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.