About the Authors

A. Marm Kilpatrick, Peter Daszak
The Consortium for Conservation Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Laura D Kramer, Matthew J Jones
Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, New York, United States of America

Peter P Marra
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

kilpatrick@conservationmedicine.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

AMK, LDK, PPM, and PD conceived and designed the experiments. AMK, LDK, and MJJ performed the experiments. AMK and MJJ analyzed the data. AMK, LDK, and MJJ contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. AMK, LDK, PPM, and PD wrote the paper.