Funding for this research was provided by:
Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Foundation (CPF2014-10; CPF2014-14; CPF2015-4)
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Received: 9 August 2017
Accepted: 5 April 2018
First Online: 18 April 2018
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: The present study protocol was reviewed and approved by the Research Ethics Committee and the Animal Ethical Committee of Sichuan Agricultural University. Permission was obtained from the shop owners or managers before the fecal specimens were collected.
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