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Received: 14 June 2019
Accepted: 17 September 2019
First Online: 24 September 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Experiments were performed in accordance with the guidelines of the Swiss Act on animal protection (TSchG) and approved by the animal experimentation commission of the canton Bern (authorization numbers BE109/13 and BE132/16). The generation of the parasite line expressing GFP under the promoter of PBANKA_1003900 was approved by the Animal Experiments Committee of the Leiden University Medical Center (DEC 12042). The Dutch Experiments on Animal Act is established under European guidelines (EU directive no. 86/609/EEC regarding the Protection of Animals used for Experimental and Other Scientific Purposes).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.