About the Authors

Weizhe Zhang, Xiaoli Zhang, Aiqin Liu, Hong Ling, Fengkun Yang, Xiaoyun Zhang
Department of Parasitology, Harbin Medical University, Harbin, People's Republic of China

Rongjun Wang, Longxian Zhang
College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou, People's Republic of China

Yujuan Shen, Jianping Cao
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Key Laboratory of Parasite and Vector Biology, Ministry of Health, WHO Collaborating Centre for Malaria, Schistosomiasis and Filariasis, Shanghai, 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: AL LZ WZ. Performed the experiments: WZ Xiaoli Zhang AL. Analyzed the data: RW Xiaoyun Zhang WZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YS JC LZ HL FY. Wrote the paper: WZ AL.