About the Authors

Akira Ito, Temuulen Dorjsuren, Anu Davaasuren, Tetsuya Yanagida, Yasuhito Sako, Kazuhiro Nakaya, Minoru Nakao, Tiaoying Li, Abmed Davaajav, Chinchuluun Boldbaatar, Gantigmaa Chuluunbaatar
Department of Parasitology, Asahikawa Medical University, Asahikawa, Japan

Temuulen Dorjsuren, Gurbadam Agvaandaram
Department of Medical Biology and Histology, School of Biomedicine, Health Sciences University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Anu Davaasuren, Abmed Davaajav
National Center for Communicable Diseases, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Oyun-Erdene Bat-Ochir
National Center of Pathology, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Tsendjav Ayushkhuu
National Center for Maternal and Child Health, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Narantuya Bazarragchaa, Nyamkhuu Gonchigsengee
Department of Surgery, State Central First Hospital, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Tiaoying Li
Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chengdu, China

Chinchuluun Boldbaatar
Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Gantigmaa Chuluunbaatar
Mongolian Academy of Science, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Corresponding Author

akiraito@asahikawa-med.ac.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AI TD. Performed the experiments: TD ADavaas CB GC TY YS KN. Analyzed the data: TD ADavaas TY YS MN TL AI. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: OEBO TA NB NG GA ADavaaj. Wrote the paper: AI TD ADavaas GC YS TY.