Funding for this research was provided by:
Higher Education Commision, Pakistan (HEC TDF # 040)
Ministry of Planning, Development & Special Initiatives, Government of Pakistan (PSDP-Development of a National Probiotics Lab at NIBGE')
Received: 16 May 2021
Accepted: 2 August 2021
First Online: 31 August 2021
: All procedures performed in human participants’ studies were per the institutional and national research committee’s ethical standards and the 1964 Helsinki Declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards. The Institutional review committee approved the study (NIBGE). Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.
: Not applicable
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interests.