Received: 26 July 2018
Accepted: 15 July 2019
First Online: 24 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was performed according to the German animal protection law after review and approval by the ethical committee for animal experimentation of the Federal State Office for Consumer Protection and Food Safety of Lower Saxony, Germany (approval number: 33.12–42502–04-10/0102).The authors obtained written informed consent to use the cats in this study from the animals’ owner (Institute for Parasitology/Dept. of Infectious Diseases, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.