About the Authors

Tiaoying Li, Xingwang Chen, Dongchuan Qiu, Ning Xiao
Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China

Tiaoying Li, Philip S. Craig
Cestode Zoonoses Research Group, School of Environment and Life Sciences, University of Salford, Salford, United Kingdom

Akira Ito, Yasuhito Sako
Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan

Renqing Pengcuo
Shiqu County Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Shiqu, Ganzi Tibetan Prefecture, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TL AI PSC. Performed the experiments: TL RP YS XC DQ NX. Analyzed the data: TL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YS AI. Wrote the paper: TL PSC.