Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (81401691, 81371841, 81371842)
the General Program of Shanghai Municipal Health Bureau (201540170)
the Fourth Round of Three-Year Public Health Action Plan of Shanghai, China (15GWZK0101)
Received: 17 September 2017
Accepted: 8 January 2018
First Online: 24 January 2018
: This study was carried out in strict accordance with the recommendations of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals of the Ministry of Science and Technology, China. The protocol was approved by the Laboratory Animals Welfare and Ethics Committee of the National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (permit number: IPD-2014-2). A special effort was made to reduce the number of mice used in the study, to provide them with the most comfortable conditions, and to minimize animal suffering wherever possible.
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