About the Authors

Marco J. Morelli, Daniel T. Haydon
Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Gaël Thébaud
INRA, UMR BGPI, Cirad TA A-54/K, Montpellier, France

Joël Chadœuf, Samuel Soubeyrand
INRA, UR546 Biostatistics and Spatial Processes, Avignon, France

Donald P. King
Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Daniel.Haydon@glasgow.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MJM DTH SS JC GT. Performed the experiments: MJM SS. Analyzed the data: MJM SS DTH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JC GT SS MJM DTH DPK. Wrote the paper: SS MJM DTH GT JC.