Acknowledgments: I thank the two anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments on the manuscript, Dr. N. Jeebhun (Principal Pathologist) and M. A. Abdoolakhan (Senior Laboratory Technician, Parasitology Division, Central Laboratory, Victoria Hospital, Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, Candos, Mauritius) for their valuable help in providing Bertiella specimens, and the University of Mauritius for providing laboratory facilities.
Financial support: This study was supported by the University of Mauritius.
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