Funding for this research was provided by:
Chinese health industry research and special funds. (201202021)
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Received: 7 August 2017
Accepted: 28 February 2018
First Online: 9 March 2018
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: All experiments were approved by Ethics Committee of People’s Hospital Peking University, and performed in compliance with the Animal Management Rule of the People’s Republic of China, and the Care and Use of the Laboratory Animals Guide of the People’s Hospital Peking University.The clinical data involved in this study came from the plague prevention and control database in Qinghai Province, which belongs to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And the data is not available to the public. Therefore, we obtained the authorization from CDC previously, then the CDC allowed us to access to the data for this study.
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