About the Authors

Jia-Xu Chen, Mu-Xin Chen, Lin Ai, Jun-Hu Chen, Shao-Hong Chen, Yong-Nian Zhang, Yu-Chun Cai, Xiao-Nong Zhou
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, WHO Collaborating Center for Malaria, Schistosomiasis and Filariasis, Key Laboratory of Parasite and Vector Biology, Ministry of Health, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

Lin Ai, Xing-Quan Zhu
State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, Lanzhou, People's Republic of China

Corresponding Author

ipdzhouxn@sh163.net

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JXC MXC LA XNZ. Performed the experiments: JXC MXC LA YCC YNZ SHC. Analyzed the data: JXC MXC LA XNZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JXC MXC LA JHC. Wrote the paper: JXC MXC LA XQZ XNZ.