Funding for this research was provided by:
National Key R&D Program of China (2017YFD0501305, 2017YFC1601206)
Received: 19 August 2019
Accepted: 21 November 2019
First Online: 29 November 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The fecal samples used in this study were collected with the permission of the owners of the pets. Freshly excreted fecal materials were collected with the assistance of the pet owners without direct handling of the animals. The research protocol was reviewed and approved by the Research Ethics Committee of the South China Agricultural University.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.