About the Authors

Samantha A. Brooks, Nicole Gabreski, Cassandra Streeter
Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Donald Miller, Helen E. Brown, Douglas F. Antczak
Baker Institute for Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Abra Brisbin, Jason Mezey
Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Deborah Cook
M. H. Gluck Equine Research Center, Department of Veterinary Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Samantha.Brooks@cornell.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SAB NG. Performed the experiments: SAB NG DM CS. Analyzed the data: SAB NG DM AB JM DC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DM AB HEB JM DFA. Wrote the paper: SAB DFA.