About the Authors

M. Khyrul Islam, Naotoshi Tsuji, Takeharu Miyoshi, M. Abdul Alim, Xiaohong Huang, Takeshi Hatta
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Animal Health, National Agricultural and Food Research Organization, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Kozo Fujisaki
Department of Emerging Infectious Diseases, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Kagoshima, Kagoshima, Japan

Corresponding Author

tsujin@affrc.go.jp

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MKI NT KF. Performed the experiments: MKI NT TM MAA XH TH. Analyzed the data: MKI NT KF. Wrote the paper: MKI NT KF.