Received: 4 March 2020
Accepted: 29 April 2020
First Online: 27 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: For this study, we obtained ethics approval from the Scientific and Ethical committee of the FCT Health Research Ethics Committee in July 2018 (Approval Number: FHREC/2018/01/84/16–07-18). We also obtained permission from the owners of each poultry farm and management of chicken markets prior to commencement of study. The confidentiality of the information obtained was assured. An informed consent form clearly stating the purpose and benefits of the study was given to all study participants willing to participate in the study and duly signed prior to sample collection.Ethics approval for this study was also obtained from the Scientific and Ethical Committee of the Ahmadu Bello University Committee on Animal Use and Care (Approval Number: ABUCAUC/2020/35). An informed consent form was given to the owners of farm and chicken market authority which was duly signed prior to sample collection.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.