Funding for this research was provided by:
Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (2017-18/420/MoST, 2017-18/420/MoST, 2017-18/420/MoST, 2017-18/420/MoST, 2017-18/420/MoST, 2017-18/420/MoST, 2017-18/420/MoST)
Received: 8 November 2020
Accepted: 29 October 2021
First Online: 7 November 2021
: Informed consent was obtained from all participants or, if subjects were under 18 years old, from their parent or legal guardian before conducting participatory epidemiological methods. Verbal consent was also obtained from the farm owners prior to collecting samples for microbiological analysis at the selected sites. Although no animal intervention was needed, the methodological procedures were performed in consultation with the local livestock authorities. The study was carried out in compliance with the ARRIVE guidelines. Ethical approvals concerning the involvement of humans and animals in the study were obtained under reference no. AWEEC/BAU/2019(46H) and AWEEC/BAU/2019(46A), respectively, from the Ethical Committee of the Bangladesh Agricultural University. We confirm that all methods were carried out in accordance with relevant guidelines and regulations for the research article.
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: The authors declare that they have no competing interests in this section.