About the Authors

Zeqian Gao

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, Lanzhou, Gansu, China

Miao Wang

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, Lanzhou, Gansu, China

David Blair

Affiliation School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld, Australia

Yadong Zheng

douyongxi@caas.cn (YD); zhengyadong@caas.cn (YZ)

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, Lanzhou, Gansu, China

Yongxi Dou

douyongxi@caas.cn (YD); zhengyadong@caas.cn (YZ)

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, CAAS, Lanzhou, Gansu, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YD ZG YZ. Analyzed the data: ZG MW DB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ZG. Wrote the paper: ZG YZ DB.