About the Authors

Ahmet Hakan Unlu

Contributed equally to this work with: Ahmet Hakan Unlu, Shahin Tajeri

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Software, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft

ahakanunlu@yyu.edu.tr

Affiliation Vocational School of Gevas, Van Yuzuncu Yil University, Van, Turkey

Shahin Tajeri

Contributed equally to this work with: Ahmet Hakan Unlu, Shahin Tajeri

Roles Data curation, Validation

Affiliations Laboratoire de Biologie Cellulaire Comparative des Apicomplexes, Faculté de Médecine, Université Paris Descartes - Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France, Inserm U1016, Cnrs UMR8104, Cochin Institute, Paris, France, Department of Pathobiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran

Huseyin Bilgin Bilgic

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Adnan Menderes University, Aydin, Turkey

Hasan Eren

Roles Project administration, Resources, Supervision

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Adnan Menderes University, Aydin, Turkey

Tulin Karagenc

Roles Funding acquisition, Project administration, Supervision

Affiliation Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Adnan Menderes University, Aydin, Turkey

Gordon Langsley

Roles Funding acquisition, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Laboratoire de Biologie Cellulaire Comparative des Apicomplexes, Faculté de Médecine, Université Paris Descartes - Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France, Inserm U1016, Cnrs UMR8104, Cochin Institute, Paris, France

Competing Interests

We have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: Gordon Langsley is an Academic Editor at PLOS ONE, but he admits to no conflict of interest and in addition this does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.