Jawed Alam, Division of Infectious Diseases, Institute of Life Science, Bhubaneswar 751023, India
Avijit Sarkar, Bipul Chandra Karmakar, Mou Ganguly, Sangita Paul, Asish K Mukhopadhyay, Division of Bacteriology, ICMR-National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata 700010, India
Author contributions: Alam J and Mukhopadhyay AK was involved in the conceptualization; Alam J, Karmakar BC and Sarkar A were involved in the writing the original draft; Sarkar A and Paul S performed the methodology; Karmakar BC was involved in collecting research; Ganguly M took part in the visualization; Ganguly M and Paul S wrote and edited the review; Paul S performed the validation; Mukhopadhyay AK supervised, critically revised and edited the manuscript; All authors have read and approve the final manuscript.
Supported by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India, No. 12458; Department of Science and Technology, India, No. IF140909; and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India, No. 09/482(0065)/2017-EMR-1.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors declare no conflicts of interest.
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Corresponding author: Asish K Mukhopadhyay, PhD, Senior Scientist, Division of Bacteriology, ICMR-National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, P 33, CIT Road, Scheme XM, Beliaghata, Kolkata 700010, India. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: February 20, 2020
Peer-review started: February 20, 2020
First decision: February 29, 2020
Revised: June 23, 2020
Accepted: August 3, 2020
Article in press: August 3, 2020
Published online: August 28, 2020