About the Authors

Yudong Ren

Contributed equally to this work with: Yudong Ren, Fan Ding

Affiliations College of Veterinary Medicine, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, China, School of Life Science, Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities, Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China

Fan Ding

Contributed equally to this work with: Yudong Ren, Fan Ding

Affiliation Department of Health, Chinese Armed Police forest Force Command, Beijing, China

Siqingaowa Suo

Affiliation College of Veterinary Medicine, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, China

Ri-e Bu

Affiliation School of Life Science, Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities, Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China

Dante S. Zarlenga

Affiliation Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, Maryland, United States of America

Xiaofeng Ren

rxfemail@yahoo.com.cn

Affiliations College of Veterinary Medicine, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, China, School of Life Science, Inner Mongolia University for the Nationalities, Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YR FD SS REB XR. Performed the experiments: FD YR XR. Analyzed the data: XR YR FD DZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FD DZ YR XR. Wrote the paper: YR FD DZ XR.