Funding for this research was provided by:
Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (409271/2018-7, Scientific productivity scholarship, scientific productivity scholarship)
Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (Doctoral scholarship)
Received: 7 October 2020
Accepted: 19 November 2020
First Online: 4 December 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study was conducted at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte and Zoonoses Control Center, Natal, Brazil. All experimental protocols were performed according to the Brazilian National Animal Care Ethical Council and the Ethics Committee on Animal Use of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte under protocol number 136.061/2018.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.