Funding for this research was provided by:
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JP20KK0154)
Kieikai Research Foundation
National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine (2020 joint-2 and 2021 joint-6)
Received: 17 November 2022
Accepted: 16 January 2023
First Online: 30 January 2023
: Animal experiments were conducted in accordance with the guidelines set by the Animal Care and Use Committee of Kagoshima University (Approval number VM 18056).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.