Funding for this research was provided by:
National Taiwan University (n.a)
Credo Biomedical Pte. Ltd. (n/a)
Received: 3 July 2019
Accepted: 19 November 2019
First Online: 29 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Samples used in this study were derived during medical practice in the National Taiwan University Veterinary Hospital (NTUVH) and the use of samples has been approved by dog owners and NTUVH with written consent. The ethics approval was waived according to the “Guideline for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals” issued by Council of Agriculture Executive Yuan, Taiwan on June 22nd of 2018 and the official notice made by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan on July 5th of 2012 (document number: 1010265083).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.